Now is the time to start — or finish — your bachelor’s degree in professional fields like business, education, arts and sciences and social and behavioral sciences. National Louis University has been educating first-time college students and working adults like you for more than 125 years. Classes meet on your schedule in convenient locations throughout Chicago and online.
Choose a Field of Study
NLU offers 17 career-focused bachelor’s degree programs in four core fields of study:
Advantages of NLU
Here are the top reasons why NLU is the best place to start or finish your bachelor’s degree:
- Flexibility – NLU specializes in teaching working adults with busy lives and complicated schedules. That’s why we offer our career-focused degree programs in 10 locations, with daytime, evening, weekend or online classes.
- Credit – It is easy to transfer credit from previous college courses, and many programs award credit for professional or life experience in related fields.
- Class size – With 20 or fewer students per class, you will know your professors and they will know you.
- Community – NLU is one of the most diverse learning communities in the Midwest, drawing from every ethnicity, religion and neighborhood in greater Chicago. You will learn from both your professors and your peers.
- Service – Whether it’s the service you get as a student or that helping spirit in communities, NLU puts people first.
Become a Harrison Fellow
A Harrison Fellowship is a scholarship worth up to $50,000 over four years for daytime bachelor’s degree students who show leadership potential in the fields of early childhood education, business administration, criminal justice and human services.