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National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago. We offer more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through two colleges: the National College of Education and the College of Professional Studies and Advancement. Best known as a 'teacher of teachers," we are also one of the most diverse universities in the Midwest, helping students of all ages and backgrounds achieve their personal and professional goals.
National Louis University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60606.
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National College of Education meets all standards of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) has professionally accredited select NLU College of Professional Studies and Advancement business-related programs. Selected programs in the National College of Education are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education for licensure of education professionals.
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Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates NLU accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
National – Louis University has a total student population of about 4,600, where graduate students make up roughly 71% of the student body.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, National – Louis University may provide services like:
- Online course work available
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
The overall graduation rate of National – Louis University is approximately 43%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||29%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||14%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2004)
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL (8 miles away)
- Chicago State University in Chicago, IL (11 miles away)
- Indiana University - Northwest in Gary, IN (27 miles away)
- Governors State University in University Park, IL (30 miles away)
- Purdue University - North Central Campus in Westville, IN (47 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact National – Louis University for official up-to-date information.