86%

Acceptance Rate

$8,756

Avg.Financial Aid

001733

FAFSA Code

About National Louis University (NLU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,992

Website

www.nl.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

National Louis University came into existence in 1990 due to a large donation from a philanthropist named Michael W. Louis. The university has an institutional level of more than four years.

In the present day, National Louis University is an esteemed private not-for-profit institution with accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission to offer various degrees.

Where is National Louis University? The university is located in the Chicago city of Illinois State with a student strength of 5,992 enrolled for various different programs.

National Louis University aims to provide the students with good knowledge about society and give proper education. The university provides the commitment of affordable education for all its students. In the past 130 years, a lot has changed for the university but the mission of NLU remains the same as it was 130 years before which is to provide a superior education that makes a difference.

The University contributes to improving schools and businesses through a community partnership and applied research. The university is proud of its alumni base who uses the NLU education to serve others.

The university understands the importance of personal attention to the students that is the reason the student-faculty ratio is 15:1. The highest degree that the university offers is the Doctor's degree-research/scholarship.

 

Location & Contact

Address

122 S Michigan Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8004435522
Fax: N/A
Request Info

Rankings

As per the U.S.News ranking, the National Louis University has attended a rank of:

  • Overall rank of #196 out of #255 in Best Education Schools
  • A rank of #227 in Clinical Psychology

This shows the university’s capability of prospering in the educational sector.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

86%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The National Louis University follows the standard admissions for freshmen as the university accept graduates who passed from standard or accredited high schools.

The admissions at National Lous is made simple and easy for a candidate with a decent academic background easily get into the university.

If a student is admitted previously but hasn’t registered for classes in over a year, he or she has to submit the re-entry form. Students need not submit an admission application if they are interested in taking courses for professional development. The complete process goes as stated below.

There are few admission requirements and process that a student has to follow to get into the university

Similarly, there are a different set of requirements for students who want to take admission in one of the four colleges of the university. A student should visit the official website to get more insight into the university requirements.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$14,285

Average Annual Cost

$10,260

Books And Supplies

$1,350

Other Fees

$450

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,500

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,490

Total One Year Cost

$31,050

When deciding for the university to study, tuition fees are an important factor that is to be kept in mind. The Net price for at  National Louis is $14,285 which is in other words the university’s cost of attendance when the provided grants and scholarships are taken into consideration.

The total one year cost comprises of Average Annual Cost for tuitions is $10,260 along with the cost of books and supplies which amounts to $1,350 apart from these costs other fees contribute about $450 in the calculation of total one year cost.

There are two other contributors to the total annual cost which are room and board which is about $13,500 and budget for the other expenses which amounts to $5,490.

These all cost in total make the total cost of one year for a student about $31,050. Worry not as there many are many financial aids is provided to take care of the expenses.

 A student can visit the National Louis University official website regarding other details about the annual cost.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

61%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

57%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

36%

Male Professors

64%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

145 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

95 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

36 Graduates

Public Administration and Social Se...

34 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

25 Graduates

Criminology

22 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

21 Graduates

Psychology, General

18 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

10 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

9 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

7 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

5 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

5 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,051

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

60%

Full-time

67%

Part-time

33%

Students Gender

Male

27%

US National: 44%

Female

73%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

21% White

5% Unknown

24% Black

40% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

3%

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

94%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$67,362 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$10,500/year

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $10,500 per year for living on campus. At National Louis University, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the university offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 27% male and 73% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$44,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$14,866

$35,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$154 - 366

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,756

Students Receiving Federal Grants

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,896

Students Receiving State Aid

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,321

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

1%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,339

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,280

$30K - $48K

$8,762

$48K - $75K

$6,712

$75K - $110K

$2,709

The National Louis University provides financial aid to the students in need. For opting for the financial aids which are in the form of scholarships, federal grants, state aids, Institutional grants aid, and gifts aid the students have to fill the FAFSA form and determine their financial position by receiving Student Aid Report.

National Louis University federal school code is 001733.

The students provided a financial aid whose average amount is around $8,756. On average, 88% of the students receive gift aid that is provided by the National Louis University, and this aid amount to an average of $8,756.

Financial aid comprises federal aid which covers about 84% of the student population and gets $4,896 as financial aid under this scheme. Besides from this, 84% of the students receive state aid which averages at $4,321.

1% of the students of the university receive institutional grant aid whose average amount is $3,339. Additionally, the pell grant aid covers about 84% of the students and the average grant amount is $4,767.

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