Welcome to NLU's Application for Admission
FREE Online Application
- Online application is FREE. The $40 application fee is waived if you apply online.
- Applying online is SIMPLE and FAST.
- This site is secure and information provided to the university is kept confidential.
- Complete the application in one sitting or return later to complete and submit.
- Once you submit your application, check on your application status online.
Although submitting your application online is highly encouraged, you may also choose to download and mail-in your application. Show mail-in application options.
Select one of the following to view the Admission Requirements for your program (pdf download):
- National College of Education doctoral application checklist (updated April 2011)
- National College of Education graduate admission requirements (updated Oct. 2013)
- College of Arts and Sciences graduate admission requirements (updated January 2014)
- College of Arts and Sciences doctoral admission requirements (updated April 2014)
- College of Management and Business graduate admission requirements (updated June 2013)
- NLU undergraduate admission requirements (updated October 2013)
- This is an application for admission to a degree program only.
- Returning students that have been away from the university:
- Between one and five years, click here.
- For five years or more, submit a new application.
- To submit additional items or make changes to a previously submitted application, contact the Admissions Office at: email@example.com.