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North Central College Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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This is the complete guide for transferring to NCC. We suggest you read until the end...

I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

At NCC, 33.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

What are the transfer requirements for NCC?

NCC requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

Admission Item Required?
High School Transcript Required of All
College Transcript Required of All
Essay or Personal Statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Recommended of Some

In addition to the above requirements, NCC also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

NCC requires a minimum of 27 credits.

What are North Central College’s Transfer Deadlines?

Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down NCC transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

Closing Date Reported Deadline
Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

When are decision dates for North Central College transfer applicants?

If you applied to transfer to NCC on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

Deadline Notification Dates
Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

What is North Central College’s transfer acceptance rate?

In 2019, NCC received 1013 transfer applicants.

The school accepted 572 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for NCC is 56.47%.

This indicates how hard it is to transfer into NCC...

Additionally, of the 572 accepted transfer students, 272 students enrolled - that means the yield was 47.55%.

NCC accepts 57 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

What are the North Central College transfer GPA requirements?

NCC requires a minimum college GPA of 3.62 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

In addition, NCC requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.5.

Additional Transfer Info. for NCC

NCC has noted the additional policies: Minimum composite ACT score of 20 required of transfers with fewer than 27 quarter hours..

Will you enjoy transferring to NCC?

There are a lot of reasons to transfer to NCC. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

Or perhaps you’re drawn to Naperville...

Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

Finding success at NCC is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

If you’re considering transferring to NCC then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

Final Verdict: How to transfer into NCC

Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned.
NCC accepts 56.47% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

To have a shot at transferring into NCC, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.62 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.76. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of NCC students.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Math 500 580 540
SAT Reading 480 590 535
2018 Total SAT Score 980 1170 1075
25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
ACT Math 21 - 21
ACT Reading 21 28 24
2018 Total ACT Score 42 28 35

North Central College’s average SAT score is 1075. To be a competitive applicant for North Central College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

If you’re considering transferring to NCC, you may also want to consider the schools:

Transfering to Illinois College
Transfering to Knox College
Transfering to Wheaton College
Transfering to DePauw University
Transfering to Franklin University Switzerland