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Earn Your Bachelor's at NLU

NLU’s Air University program is designed to advance the education for all categories of Air Force personnel;  Active duty, Reserve, Air National Guard and veterans.

Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative NLU Partnership Program (AU-ABC)

The Air University (AU) Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative (ABC) program is a partnership between the Air Force and civilian higher education institutions to offer Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) graduates with opportunities to earn their bachelor's degree. The program is designed to advance the education of active duty or retired Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard members.

National Louis University is a military-friendly university with a long standing tradition of serving the US Air Force. NLU is proud to offer Air Force service members and veterans holding a CCAF associate's degree with the chance to earn a bachelor's degree through one of our programs.

Key AU-ABC Degree Program Features

  • Maximizes application of military career education and training
  • Builds on CCAF degree
  • Presents a clear picture of remaining degree requirements and locks in transfer credit through a binding degree completion contract
  • Offers a bachelor’s degree awarded by NLU, a fully accredited and military-friendly university 

NLU's AU-ABC Degree Program Offerings

For more than 130 years, NLU has provided access to high-quality education for students from a wide range of backgrounds, including active duty service members and military veterans. With small class sizes, access to online tutoring 24 hours a day, and accomplished, responsive faculty, you'll get the attention you need as you progress toward your bachelor's degree.

Currently, NLU offers the following bachelor's degree programs to students through the Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative.

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In addition to the AU-ABC programs, NLU offers a generous transfer credit policy for all bachelor's programs across a wide range in education, business and management, and the social sciences.


    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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