Helpful Links

Below are links to additional websites that may be helpful. Please note these sites are independent of the Admissions & Records website.

ACCREDITATION
National Louis University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. For more NLU accreditation information, click here.

CLEP TEST
The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) is a standardized exam program provided by The College Board that offers students the opportunity to earn college credit in many common academic areas.
www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/about.html

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
The Department of Veterans Affairs provides many services for veterans, in particular, Educational Benefits.
www.va.gov

DSST/DANTES TEST
The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support (DANTES) or DSST Test is a standard credit by examination program provided by Prometric that offers students the opportunity to earn college credit in many common academic and technical areas.
www.getcollegecredit.com

FERPA
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that protects the privacy of a student's academic record. The Family Policy Compliance Office in The U.S. Department of Education oversees the enforcement of this law by educational institutions such as National Louis University.

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
National Louis University offers programs that are approved for Florida certification purposes by the Florida Department of Education.
http://www.fldoe.org/

GRE
The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is an assessment test provided by The Educational Testing Service that measures one's ability to complete coursework at the graduate level. Copies of official test scores should be requested via the process given on the GRE Score Reporting web page.
GRE Home Page

ILLINOIS BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION
National Louis University is authorized to operate as a degree-granting institution by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
www.ibhe.state.il.us

ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
National Louis University offers many programs that are approved for Illinois licensure purposes by the Illinois State Board of Education.
www.isbe.net

THE ILLINOIS TEST OF ACADEMIC PROFICIENCY
The Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency is an assessment test provided by The Illinois Certification Testing System that measures one's proficiency in the areas the State of Illinois requires for licensure purposes. Copies of official test scores should be requested via the process given on the ICTS Score Reporting web page.
www.icts.nesinc.com

THE MILLER ANALOGIES TEST
The Miller Analogies Test is an assessment test provided by Pearson Assessments that measures one's ability to complete coursework at the graduate level. Copies of official test scores should be requested via the process given in the Miller Analogies Test Candidate Information Booklet.
www.milleranalogies.com

NATIONAL STUDENT CLEARINGHOUSE
National Louis University reports enrollment to financial lenders through the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC). In addition, all third party enrollment and degree verifications and online transcript requests are handled by NSC as well. www.studentclearinghouse.org

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
National Louis University offers programs that are approved for Wisconsin licensure purposes by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
http://dpi.wi.gov/home.html

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632

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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632

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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632

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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632

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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632

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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

     

     

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard
    Suite 102
    Tampa, Florida 33634
    800.366.6581 | www.nl.edu/florida

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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    414.577.2658

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