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National Louis University

National Louis University




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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