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National Louis University Community College Articulation Agreements

NLU can help make transferring colleges easy. Find your community college articulation agreement in the list below.

If you have earned an associate degree from a community college with which NLU has an articulation agreement, you may transfer academic credits seamlessly to NLU. Typically, this will allow you to enter as a junior and complete your bachelor's degree at NLU in two years or less.

For quick reference, please find your community college on the list below, and check which NLU programs have pre-arranged agreements to accept your credits. If the program you desire is not listed, an NLU enrollment specialist can explain how your credits will easily transfer. NLU has a generous transfer credit policy, and offers credit for work and life experience.

Transfer scholarships are available to help you more easily continue your college career at NLU. You'll enjoy the convenience of online and blended options, flexible scheduling and five campuses located throughout the Chicago area.

College of DuPage [+]

*The 3+1 BA in Human Services College of DuPage and National Louis Program means that you can take three years of classes at College of DuPage with the fourth year taught by National Louis University at the College of DuPage campus. This option helps to significantly reduce the cost of your degree while providing the flexibility of finishing your degree at the College of DuPage campus.

Northwestern College [+]
  • Criminal Justice (B.A.) (AAS Criminal Justice)
  • Management Information Systems (B.S.) (AAS Health Information Technology)
  • Management (B.S.) (AAS Business Administration, AAS Human Resources Management, AAS Executive Accounting)

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    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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