For more than 125 years, National Louis University has helped people just like you earn a 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.
NLU Degree Programs
NLU degree programs are offered through two 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 Professional Studies and Advancement – Offers degree programs in a wide variety of fields through its three schools: the School of Business and Management, the School of Health and Human Services, and the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Harrison Professional Pathways Program
This innovative new program is designed for full-time freshmen with 15 or fewer transfer credits. Students can complete any of NLU's bachelor programs in the areas of business, education, healthcare, social and behavioral sciences and more! The program is designed with a high level of student support to help ensure your personal, academic and professional success. The entire program is being offered at a significantly reduced tuition rate and fits within your busy life with a combination of face-to-face and online coursework. Learn more.
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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.