Earn Your Degree at NLU
For more than 125 years, National Louis University has helped people just like you earn a bachelor's degree or graduate degree. We offer more than 60 career-focused programs in fields like education, business and social services. Whether you are a first-time college student or a working adult, our academic programs are designed to meet your busy schedule and your professional goals. We focus on the degree programs and student services that you need to make a positive difference in your life and the lives of those around you.
NLU Degree Programs
Browse more than 60 academic programs to find the degree that's right for you:
NLU degree programs are offered through three colleges, each with its own academic focus:
- National College of Education – One of the largest educators of teachers in Illinois and an active partner with Chicago-area schools.
- College of Management and Business – A practical, real-world business education with special programs in business administration, management, health care leadership and human resources development.
- College of Arts and Sciences – A supportive learning community for developing critical professional skills and pursuing degrees in human services, psychology, counseling and public policy.
Earn a $50,000 scholarship to help fund your NLU education. The Harrison Fellowship rewards daytime undergraduate students who show leadership potential in their field of study. Learn how to apply.
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NLU was created for people just like you: goal-oriented college students and working adults who are ready to take the next step in their personal and professional development.