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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    A-
National Louis is a private university located in Chicago, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,250 undergraduate students. The National Louis acceptance rate is 86%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Management Sciences and Information Systems, and Healthcare Management. Graduating 50% of students, National Louis alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,200.
About National Louis University...
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
1000 Capitol Drive
Wheeling, IL 60090

National Louis University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
86%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$15,319/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,813/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.10 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.12 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.12 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,250Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
633
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
84%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 7 responses
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  • Professional
    100%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.11 responses
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National Louis University Reviews

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National Louis university is a very accommodating university! I firmly believe this institution definitely shows appreciation and importance to every individual attending. Class sizes are a minimal of 15 students which allows the instructor to interact with students and get to personally know them as well. It definitely makes an individual feel at home because being that it is a small class size- you meet all classmates and become comfortable with each other. Moreover, National Louis university is very diverse. It’s an amazing experience to meet new people and as you build friendships- you learn about each other other cultures! I wouldn’t change anything from this university, I believe they operate very well!
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Because I am a new college freshman- it is really hard to find the perfect college and fit for a senior graduate that has to desperately make a change in life. To me, NLU was the one. I knew in myself that I waned to move out and begin my pathway but for now, I was just not ready. It was too soon and ?I was not ready to be home sick. Thankfully, I can do NLU at the campus in Wheeling that is about 30 minutes away and the last two years I can move to Chicago and begin my adventure. Nevertheless, NLU is such a heart-warming, welcoming, friendly school that brings such a positive enviornment, which I truly love. Something I would change about them would be to not be so quiet. NLU is such a great school an they don't spread the word as much.
Overall, I've only been here for two years but the content I've learned so far has been helpful. Instructors are willing to assist with anyone who has trouble in the coursework. The coursework is average and easy to understand. just complete your homework on time and you won't have trouble on any assignments. There are a lot of resources to use if you are having trouble understanding the work. The only problem I have is there are no official athletics at this school. This could be due to no gym in the school.