National-Louis University (NLU)

Chicago, IL

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Most Popular Majors

All Majors & Degrees

Arts & Humanities

Major Bachelors Masters
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Composition
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies


Major Bachelors Masters
Business Administration and Management
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Information Science/Studies
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Organizational Behavior Studies


Major Bachelors Masters
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education
Special Education and Teaching
Urban Education and Leadership

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Bachelors Masters
Child Care and Support Services Management

Health & Medical Services

Major Bachelors Masters
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Other Health and Medical Administrative Services
Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Life Science

Major Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Bachelors Masters

Social Sciences

Major Bachelors Masters
Counseling Psychology
Educational Psychology
Political Science and Government
School Psychology
Social Sciences

Social Work

Major Bachelors Masters
Other Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis
Social Work


Major Bachelors Masters
Technology Education/Industrial Arts

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NLU Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave National-Louis University 4 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Academics Rating

NLU is on the quarter schedule so each class is only a 10 week course that meets once a week for a few hours. The workload is manageable and comparable to any other university although not overly difficult. Class sizes are no more than about 20 people which is great because you get individualized attention. NLU is best known for their education program.

NLU Academic Details

Academic Calendar Quarter
Retention Rate 79%
Minimum GPA to Graduate 2.00
Carnegie Class Doctoral/Research Universities
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in September.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College
  • Certificate Programs

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technology

Class Sizes at National-Louis University

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 69%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 6%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 20%
  • 100+ Students: 5%
Fewer than 20 Students 69%
50 - 100 Students 6%
20 - 49 Students 20%
100+ Students 5%

Faculty Ethnic Diversity

  • Caucasian: 85
  • African American: 9
  • Latino: 3
  • Asian: 3
  • Unknown and Other: 1
Caucasian 85
African American 9
Latino 3
Asian 3
Unknown and Other 1

Faculty at National-Louis University

Total Faculty 467
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 9
Full-Time Professors 419
Male Faculty 147
Part-Time Professors 340
Women Faculty 320

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