Tuition and Fee Summary

Effective Summer 2015 - Spring 2016

We provide a variety of financing options to assist in covering educational costs. Whether you are interested in utilizing one of our payment options or loan assistance, scholarships, federal work-study, grants or a combination of these resources, our advisors can develop a financial plan that meets your needs.

Tuition

Undergraduate  

Rate per quarter hour

100/200 level courses
300/400 level courses*

$347.00
$470.00

Graduate by College

Rate per semester hour

National College of Education

 

M.Ed. and M.A.T.
M.Ed. Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
M.Ed. Mathematics Education
M.Ed./M.S.Ed. Reading Specialist
Professional Development
Reading Recovery
ESL/Bilingual (On-site, per hour)*
M.Ed. Specialized Endorsement or
   Curriculum and Instruction
Ed.D.

$744.00
$483.00
$595.00
$595.00
$360.00
$372.00
$450.00
Varies,
view rates here

$774.00

College of Professional Studies and Advancement

 

M.A. and M.S.
Ed.D. and Ph.D.

$744.00
$774.00

Please note that tuition rates are applicable to the current academic year and are subject to an annual review.

*Continuing students beginning in the 2012-2013 academic year may qualify to receive a reduced rate for these courses

 

Florida

 

National College of Education
   M.Ed. (all others)
   Ed.D.


$678.00
$705.00

Wisconsin

 
 National College of Education
   M.Ed. Online (except TLA)
   M.Ed. (all others)
   Ed.D.

 
$744.00
$485.00
$719.00

Partnerships

Contact the Office of Partnerships for specific rate information.
 
   Rate per
quarter hour

Course and portfolio
   ACL301 (includes one submission)


$940.00

Facilitated Option (includes one submission)
   100/200 level submission
   300/400 level submission

 
$450.00
$600.00

Single Submission
   100/200 level equivalent
   300/400 level equivalent


$250.00
$400.00

(two quarter hours)

 

Visit our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) page to learn more about this program.

Admission Application Fee

FREE

Testing Fees
   Credit by Proficiency Exam
   Criterion Writing Assessment
   edTPA fee** (NCE students–one time fee)
   Miller Analogies Test
   School Psychology Testing
   Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal


$140.00
$  55.00
$300.00
$  80.00
$350.00
$  55.00

All Other Fees
   Deferred Payment Plan***
   Diploma Reorder
   Email Opt Out***
   Late Payment per Month
   Live Text fee** (NCE students–one time fee)
   Field Supervision Fee
   Office of Registrar Special Requests
   Print Charge***
      first 200 sheets
      additional sheets $0.05/sheet
   Returned Check
   Student Fee: Full- or Half-time Enrollment***
   Student Fee: Less than Half-time Enrollment***
   Thesis/Dissertation/Exam Continuation**
   Transcript
   Tuition Reimbursement Plan***
   U-Pass****
      Summer term
      Fall/Winter/Spring term


$  35.00
$  35.00
$100.00
$  15.00
$115.00
$  83.33
$  15.00

FREE
$0.05/sheet
$  35.00
$125.00
$  50.00
$744.00
$ 10.25
$  35.00

$  80.00
$100.00

**Some exceptions apply. Please ask about details specific to your program of interest.
***Denotes a per term charge
****Denotes a required per term fee for all Chicago campus full-time students

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, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU has a proud history of serving graduate students in southeastern Wisconsin. We currently offer all Wisconsin residents online programs in non-licensure education as well as a variety of business-related degrees.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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