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Chicago National College Fair


Saturday, October 5, 2024

11 am - 3 pm

Navy Pier

Chicago, IL

Representatives from two-year and four-year colleges, nursing schools, business schools and trade schools will participate in the Chicago National College Fair which will be held on Saturday, September 30 at McCormick Place - North Hall. Officers and enlisted personnel from the various branches of the military services will also be on hand to discuss the military’s enlistment and education programs such as R.O.T.C., the military academies and the GI Bill.


The College Fair, sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), is a timesaving opportunity for students and parents to gather a lot of information in one day. College admissions representatives will be on hand to answer key questions ranging from acceptance policies to student–faculty ratio. In addition to asking questions, students and parents will be able to set up college interviews, pick up literature and learn about the various financial aid programs available.


Review the list of participating colleges and make a list of the booths you’d like to visit. To make the best use of your time at the Fair, visit to register for a personal bar code. When you visit the college booths, the reps will scan your bar code, automatically accessing your information. This will leave you more time to engage in one-on-one conversation. You can also use the computers provided at the convention site, but be aware that lines may be long at the registration tables. Your goal is to have as much time as possible to talk with the reps at their booths.


Read through this issue of College Fair Guide. There are many articles, charts, useful hints and items of information which will be helpful to you. The more prepared you are for the College Fair, the more you’ll get out of it.

Event Sponsor:

National Association for College Admission Counseling

1050 North Highland Street

Arlington, VA 22201




Illinois Financial Aid

Illinois student financial aid is available to help pay for college. Click below for information on grants, scholarships, work-study opportunities, loans, and loan forgiveness programs in Illinois.

Colleges and Universities attending the Fall 2023 Chicago National College Fair


American College Dublin

American University in Bulgaria

Bishop's University

Brock University

Constructor University

Edinburgh Napier University

ESCP Business School

IE University

Imperial College London

John Cabot University

Leeds Beckett University

McGill University

Norwich University of the Arts

Queen's University Belfast

Richmond American University London

SOAS University of London

Swiss Education Group

Temple University - Japan Campus

University of Bradford

University of East London

University of Essex

University of Guelph

University of Kent

The University of Manchester

University of Southampton



Alaska Pacific University



The University of Alabama

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama in Huntsville

University of South Alabama



Arizona State University

Grand Canyon University

Northern Arizona University

Prescott College

University of Advancing Technology

The University of Arizona

The University of Arizona - College of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences

The University of Arizona - College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture

The University of Arizona- College of Engineering



California Institute of the Arts

California Lutheran University

Los Angeles College of Music

Loyola Marymount University

Minerva University

Mount Saint Mary's University

San Diego State University

Santa Clara University

Soka University of America

University of California-Berkeley-International Degree & Summer Programs

University of California-Davis

University of California-Irvine

University of California-Riverside

University of California-San Diego

University of Redlands

University of San Francisco

University of the Pacific

Whittier College



Colorado Mesa University

Colorado School of Mines

Colorado State University

Fort Lewis College

University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

University of Northern Colorado

Western Colorado University



Eastern Connecticut State University

Mitchell College

United States Coast Guard Academy

University of Connecticut



University of Delaware



Barry University

Beacon College

Florida Institute of Technology

Florida International University

Florida Memorial University

Florida State University

Full Sail University

Keiser University - Flagship Campus

Nova Southeastern University

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Saint Leo University

Sea Mester

Stetson University

University of Central Florida

University of Florida

University of South Florida

The University of Tampa



Morehouse College

Savannah College of Art and Design

Spelman College



Augustana College

Aurora University

Blackburn College

Bradley University

Columbia College Chicago

Concordia University Chicago

DePaul University

DePaul University

Dominican University

Eastern Illinois University

Elmhurst University

Governors State University

Illinois College

Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois State University

Illinois Wesleyan University

Knox College

Lake Forest College

Lewis University

Loyola University Chicago

Millikin University

Monmouth College

North Central College

North Park University

Northeastern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University

Northern Illinois University

Olivet Nazarene University

Roosevelt University

Saint Augustine College

Saint Xavier University

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Trinity Christian College

University of Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Springfield

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of St. Francis

Western Illinois University

Wheaton College



Ball State University

Butler University

DePauw University

Earlham College

Indiana University Bloomington


Purdue University

Purdue University Fort Wayne

Purdue University Northwest

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Saint Mary's College

University of Indianapolis

University of Southern Indiana

Valparaiso University



Coe College

Drake University

Iowa State University

Loras College

Luther College

University of Iowa



Kansas State University

University of Kansas

Wichita State University



Eastern Kentucky University

Murray State University

University of Kentucky

UK College of Communication and Information

University of Louisville

University of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences

University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work and Family Science



Tulane University



CIEE - Council on International Educational Exchange



Clark University

Emerson College

Emmanuel College

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Merrimack College

Suffolk University

The American College of Greece

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Worcester Polytechnic Institute



Bowie State University

Loyola University Maryland

Morgan State University

Morgan State University-Actaurial

United States Naval Academy

University of Maryland College Park

University of Maryland Eastern Shore



Albion College

Aquinas College

Calvin University

Central Michigan University

Douglas J. Aveda Institute

Eastern Michigan University

Ferris State University

Grand Valley State University

Hope College

Lawrence Technological University

Michigan State University

Michigan Technological University

Northern Michigan University

Oakland University

University of Michigan

Wayne State University

Wayne State University

Western Michigan University



Bethel University

Hamline University

Macalester College

Southwest Minnesota State University

St. Olaf College

University of Minnesota-Rochester

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

University of St. Thomas

Winona State University



University of Mississippi



Columbia College

Fontbonne University

Maryville University

Missouri State University

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Rockhurst University

Saint Louis University

Truman State University

University of Health Science & Pharmacy

University of Missouri

University of Missouri

University of Missouri

University of Missouri

Washington University in St. Louis

Webster University



Montana State University

The University of Montana


North Carolina

Belmont Abbey College

North Carolina A & T State University

North Carolina State University

Salem College

Shaw University

SKEMA Business School

Western Carolina University


North Dakota

North Dakota State University

University of North Dakota



University of Nebraska at Omaha

University of Nebraska-Lincoln



University of Nevada-Las Vegas

University of Nevada, Reno


New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire


New Jersey

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Seton Hall University

Stevens Institute of Technology


New York

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

AMDA College of the Performing Arts

Binghamton University (SUNY)

Clarkson University

Fashion Institute of Technology

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Hofstra University

Long Island University

Manhattan College

Marymount Manhattan College

Nazareth College

New York University

Niagara University

Pace University

Stony Brook University

SUNY College at Cortland

United States Merchant Marine Academy

University at Buffalo, New York's flagship



Bowling Green State University

Columbus College of Art and Design

Heidelberg University

John Carroll University

Kent State University

Lourdes University

Miami University

The Modern College of Design

The Ohio State University

Ohio University

Ohio Wesleyan University

The University of Akron

University of Cincinnati

University of Dayton

University of Toledo



Oklahoma State University



University of Oregon

University of Portland



Drexel University

Muhlenberg College

Penn State University

Temple University

University of Pittsburgh


Rhode Island

Providence College


South Carolina

The Citadel

Clemson University

Coastal Carolina University

Furman University


South Dakota

The University of South Dakota



Vanderbilt University

University of Tennessee-Knoxville



Texas A&M University-College Station

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Texas State University

University of Houston

University of Texas at San Antonio



University of Utah

Weber State University

Westminster University



Sweet Briar College

University of Richmond

Virginia Tech



Champlain College

Norwich University

Saint Michael's College

University of Vermont



Cornish College of the Arts

DigiPen Institute of Technology

The Evergreen State College

Seattle University

University of Washington

Washington State University



Beloit College

Carroll University

Carthage College

Lawrence University

Marian University

Marquette University

Milwaukee School of Engineering

Mount Mary University

Northland College

Ripon College

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Parkside

University of Wisconsin-Platteville

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

University of Wisconsin-Stout

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

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