• National Louis University

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    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658-8632

    About Us

    For more than 125 years, National Louis University has offered a progressive and professional education that builds careers and strengthens communities. Our mission is to provide a superior and read more
    • About

      For more than 125 years, National Louis University has offered a progressive and professional education that builds careers and strengthens communities. Our mission is to provide a superior and supportive educational experience for students of all ages and backgrounds. Learn more about who we are and what NLU can do for you.

      NLU Facts
      -Founded: 1886
      -Private, non-denominational
      -3 Colleges:
      -National College of Education
      -College of Management and Business
      -College of Arts and Sciences
      -7 Campus locations: Illinois: Downtown Chicago, Elgin, Lisle, North Shore, Wheeling; ---Florida: Tampa; Wisconsin: Milwaukee

      NLU Students
      -Total enrollment (2012): 8,376
      -Graduate: 6,506 (78%)
      -Undergraduate: 1,870 (22%)
      -Female: 78%
      -Part-time: 92%
      -African-American/Hispanic/Asian-Pacific Islander/Native American: 33%
      -Average age: 34 (undergraduate), 36 (graduate)
      -65,000 living alumni

      NLU Academics
      -15 undergraduate/bachelor?s programs
      -29 master?s programs
      -10 postgraduate Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS)
      -4 postgraduate Education Specialist (Ed.S.)
      -6 doctoral programs
      -7 online degree programs
      -91 percent of classes have fewer than 20 students

      Points of Pride
      -Alumni of NLU?s National College of Education have earned 60 Golden Apple Awards ? one of the most prestigious teacher honors in the state of Illinois ? more than any other school of education.
      -NLU is among the top 25 most diverse national universities according to the 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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      • Ms. Cheryl G Sanders
        Outreach Development Specialist
        Phone: (630) 874-4474
      • Ms. Wendy Walker
        Phone: (888) 658-8632
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