National Louis University

National Louis University Ranking

country rank: 767
world rank: 2139

University Overview

National Louis University ranking, established in 1886, is a non-profit private higher-education college based in the urban environment of Chicago, Illinois (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000). Elgin, Skokie, Lisle, and Wheeling are all sites where this institution has a branch campus. National Louis University (NLU) ranking is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational US higher education college that is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. National Louis University (NLU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 134-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education institution has an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, rendering it a least selective institution. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. NLU also offers a library, accommodation, financial assistance and/or grants, educational classes and distance learning programs, as well as administrative services to students.

National Louis University Ranking

University Identity

Name National Louis University
Acronym NLU
Founded 1886
Motto Sapientia Dignitas Temperanta Wisdom Dignity Judgement
Colours Scarlet and gold

University Location

Address 122 S Michigan Avenue Chicago 60603 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (800) 443 5522
Fax +1
Other locations Elgin, Skokie, Lisle, Wheeling

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 1000 Capitol Drive Wheeling 60090 888.nlu.today

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes National Louis University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 75,551 physical volumes, 3,422 physical media, 30,110 digital/electronic medium and 69 licensed digital/electronic databases. National Louis University's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes National Louis University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 96 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

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