North Park University is in a location that cannot be matched in terms of diversity and challenge. There are many different types of people who all challenge others to be the best they can be. Because it is located in Chicago, it is in a prime location for opportunities as far as internships, job shadows, and even professional opportunities. North Park works with local businesses to provide its students with the best opportunities possible for excellence when employed. Academically, there is a standard at North Park that challenges its students. Students are worked in their specific field, but also individually, developing individual thoughts and beliefs. Not only will a student be prepared in a particular field of study, he or she will be prepared for the life ahead after attending North Park University.