National Louis University has been delivering high quality, professionally focused education to students for more than 125 years. It's the place where students are dedicated, programs are flexible and graduates are ready to succeed in a variety of professions.
Get Credit for Your Work or Life Experience—At NLU, your job or life experiences may qualify for credits toward your bachelor's degree.
Transfer Students—Through a generous transfer credit policy, more than 80% of our undergraduates have transferred credits from a community college or other institution. Transfer students are a fundamental part of the total student body at National Louis University. They bring a diversity of educational backgrounds that enrich and strengthen the overall academic experience for all students. Plus, university partnerships with top community colleges throughout Chicagoland, makes the transfer to NLU easy.
Military—NLU is a proud member of the Servicemembers Opportunity College Consortium (SOC), which recognizes NLU as a military-friendly school. We offer discounted tuition rates to all active-duty, veteran students and their dependents.
The education benefits that can be used at NLU include:
- Waived Application Fee
- Montgomery GI Bill - Active Duty (Chapter 30)
- Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve (Chapter 1606)
- Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33)
- Survivors and Dependents Education Assistance Program (Chapter 35)
- Reserve Education Assistance Program (Chapter 1607)
- Vocational Rehabilitation - Veterans with Disabilities (Chapter 31)
- Yellow Ribbon Program
NLU ALUMNUS—NLU alum interested in attaining another degree can take advantage of the same great benefits as current students, PLUS we will waive your application fee and streamline the enrollment process so you can begin your program right away.
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M.A.T. Information Sessions - How to Become a Teacher
Sessions are held at every Chicagoland campus.
- M.A.T. in Elementary Education
- M.A.T. in Secondary Education
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 AvenueDirections »
Chicago, IL 60603
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 RoadDirections »
Elgin, IL 60123
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 RoadDirections »
Skokie, IL 60077
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 RoadDirections »
Lisle, IL 60532
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 DriveDirections »
Wheeling, IL 60090
Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Tampa campus serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, the campus features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.
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 100Directions »
Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007