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We're thrilled you're here. NLU offers free application to all of our degree programs. To get started, choose an application process that works best for you.

Online application

Is this your first application for admission to NLU?

  • 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.

Happy Holidays from NLU!

The NLU online application will be down from Dec. 21 to 24 for system upgrades.

Please return on Dec. 24 to apply online or during this time complete a paper application using the MAIL-IN APPLICATION options below. Note the $40 application fee will be waived during this period.

The application can be scanned to enrollment@nl.edu or faxed to 847-947-5303.

The University will be closed for winter break from Dec. 22 to Dec. 26 and we will respond to your application submission on Dec. 29. If you need immediate assistance with your application please call (312) 261-3422.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

Mail-in application

Although submitting your application online is highly encouraged, you may also choose to download and mail us your application.
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RE-ENTRY INFORMATION

  • This is an application for admission to a degree program only.
  • This is not a Re-Entry form. The Re-Entry form can be found here.
  • If you are a returning student who has not attended NLU in more than 5 years, do not use the re-entry form. Please submit a new application.
  • To submit additional items or make changes to a previously submitted application, contact the Admissions Office at: admissions@nl.edu.