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P.A.C.E. Tuition 2019-2020

P.A.C.E. Program Costs: Per Academic Year (Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters)

         Program fees/tuition: $26,400

         Room and board and meals: $16,600

Student Budgets/activity Fees

  • Estimated annual amount for spending money, U-Pass and special events $3,200 

Federal Financial Aid is now available for those who qualify!

You could be eligible for federal financial aid, including Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) and Federal work Study.  Please complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application at  National Louis University’s code is 001733. Learn more about federal financial aid options available to students with intellectual disabilities. Scholarships are provided by many generous individuals and orgnaiztions.

Aldinger Family P.A.C.E. Program Endowed Scholarship Fund


Richard and Ellen Malone Scholarship

Debicki Foundation

Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo Memorial Scholarship

Joy of Success Scholarship Fund

Butler Family Foundation

Arthur H. Kenney Ophthalmic Fund

Helen Brach Scholarship Fund

Grover Hermann Scholarship Fund

Fred J. Brunner Scholarship Fund

Tonyan Family Scholarship Fund

Crystal Hoops Memorial Scholarship Fund

Mary Kate Folliard Scholarship Fund

James D. and Mary Kay Farley Scholarship

Livia Emmett Memorial Scholarship Fund


For information regarding tuition refunds, please refer to the following webpage.


    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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