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Now is the time to start or finish your bachelor's degree in education, business, social sciences or human services.

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Welcome to National Louis University

National Louis University has been delivering high-quality, professionally focused education to students for more than 130 years. It's the place where busy adults connect with other like-minded achievers to make their career and life aspirations a reality. Students are dedicated, programs are flexible, and graduates are ready to succeed in a variety of people-centered professions.


of Americans think college is too expensive—we think they're right. We've recently reduced tuition for undergraduate and select graduate programs, making your degree more affordable.

There are many flexible scheduling options and pathways to help you reach your education goals. Check out our unique access to undergraduate programs through opportunities like the Pathways program, Veterans Initiative and use of transfer credit. Complete the Request More Information form at right to have one of our Enrollment Specialists guide you to the academic options that might be best for you.

First-Time Freshmen

Earn a bachelor’s degree at a significantly reduced tuition rate of $10,000/year and choose any of NLU's undergraduate degree options.

Veterans and Transitioning Service Members Veterans and Transitioning Service Members

NLU offers a suite of holistic services for veteran students, including academic and career support, and assists with the transition into civilian life.

Community College and Transfer Students Community College and Transfer Students

NLU has a generous transfer credit policyand partnerships with community colleges throughout Chicagoland.


    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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