National Louis University

122 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603

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http://www.nl.edu
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Main telephone 312-621-9650
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Public or private Private
Type of school University
Date founded 1886
Degrees offered Bachelor's, Master's, First professional, Doctorate, Other advanced degrees
School accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Setting Urban (in a large city)
Campus size 12 acres
County Cook
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Number of full time, freshmen men 177
Number of full time, freshmen women 318
Total number of full time freshmen 495
Number of part time, freshmen men 0
Number of part time, freshmen women 7
Total number of part time freshmen 7
Total number of freshmen men 177
Total number of freshmen women 325
Total number of freshmen 502
Number of full time, undergraduate men 382
Number of full time, undergraduate women 868
Total number of full time undergraduates 1,250
Number of part time, undergraduate men 132
Number of part time, undergraduate women 503
Total number of part time undergraduates 635
Total number of undergraduate males 514
Total number of undergraduate females 1,371
Total number of undergraduate students 1,885
Number of male graduate students 849
Number of female graduate students 3,393
Total number of graduate students 4,242
Total number of male undergraduate and graduate students 1,363
Total number of female undergraduate and graduate students 4,764
Total enrollment 6,127
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian 1%
Black 29%
Hispanic 47%
White 17%
Race/ethnicity unknown 2%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students from out of state 3%
Number of states and territories represented 20
Percentage of students from outside the US Less than 1%
Percentage of students 25 or older 45%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
In-state tuition $13,200
Out-of-state tuition $13,200
Fees $600
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2018-2019 academic year.)
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Financial aid contact person Janet Jazwiec
Financial aid contact title Assistant Director of Student Finance
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 847-947-5453
Financial aid office website Find more information on this website
Scholarship list website Find more information on this website
Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Loans
Federal PLUS loans (for parents) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (subsidized) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (unsubsidized) Yes
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants Yes
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Yes
Privately-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
State-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
Merit-based scholarships and grants
School-sponsored scholarships in academics Yes
Student employment
Work study Yes
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Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 888-658-8632
Electronic application website www.nl.edu/applyonline/
For incoming students Moderately difficult (about 85% of all applicants accepted)
Number of male applicants 1,175
Number of male applicants accepted 957
Number of male applicants who enrolled 177
Number of female applicants 1,538
Number of female applicants accepted 1,365
Number of female applicants who enrolled 325
Total number of applicants 2,713
Total number of applicants accepted 2,322
Total number of applicants who enrolled 502
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Fall* application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall admission applicants Continuous
Fall transfer application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall transfer applicants Continuous
* Application dates for winter, spring, or summer term admission are likely to be different.
Online application available www.nl.edu/applyonline/
Submit these items:
High school GPA (minimum) 2.0
High school GPA Required for all students
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Interview Recommended, but not required
Recommended exams SAT or ACT
High school GPA Very important
Difficulty of high school courses Very important
Standardized test scores Considered
High school class rank Not considered
Recommendations Not considered
Application essay Considered
Character/personal qualities Not considered
Interview Considered
Talent or ability Not considered
Extracurricular activities Not considered
Level of applicant's interest Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment Not considered
Work experience Not considered
Related to a school graduate Not considered
First generation college student Not considered
Racial/ethnic group Not considered
Accepted students can defer admission for a period of time Yes
School uses a waiting list Yes
American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) general Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Yes
Average GPA (on 4.0 scale) 2.68
Percentage of freshmen who returned for their sophomore year 68%
Percentage of full-time students who complete their bachelor's degree:
In four years or less 25%
Between four and five years 16%
Between five and six years 8%
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Bachelor's Yes
Master's Yes
First professional Yes
Doctorate Yes
Other advanced degrees Yes
Academic calendar Quarters
Number of faculty on campus 290
Student faculty ratio 17:1
Required number of credits for a bachelor's degree 180 quarter hours
All students must meet:
Core curriculum or school-wide requirements Yes
Internship requirement Depends on major
Math or science requirement Yes
Senior project requirement Depends on major
Evenings Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Accelerated degree Yes
Graduate courses open to undergraduates Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Independent study Yes
International Baccalaureate Yes
Internships Yes
Computer lab available to students Yes
Computer network can be accessed from off campus Yes
Discount computer purchase plan available Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name NLU Library
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Low-cost health insurance Yes
Psychological counseling Yes
Orientation Yes
Services for students with learning disabilities Yes
24-hour emergency phone and alarms on campus Yes
Campus patrolled by trained security personnel Yes
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Career counseling Yes
Career library Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interviews Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
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Number of full time, male graduate students 94
Number of full time, female graduate students 245
Total number of full time graduate students 339
Number of part time, male graduate students 755
Number of part time, female graduate students 3,148
Total number of part time graduate students 3,903
Total number of male graduate students 849
Total number of female graduate students 3,393
Total number of graduate students 4,242
Number of undergraduate men 514
Number of undergraduate women 1,371
Total number of undergraduate students 1,885
Total number of male undergraduate and graduate students 1,363
Total number of female undergraduate and graduate students 4,764
Total enrollment 6,127
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.