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National Louis University

Chicago, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate97%
Acceptance Rate97%

About National Louis University

National Louis University Overview

National Louis University is a private, nonprofit school in the urban setting of Chicago, Illinois. National Louis University was founded in 1886 and the school presently has around 7,325 students a year, including 3,617 undergrads.

Planning to play sports? National Louis University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at National Louis University on the Student Life page.

2022 National Louis University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.8
Tuition $10,755
Percent of Need Met 43%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $18,689

Is National Louis University a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what National Louis University offers and if the college might be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for National Louis University

National Louis University is moderately difficult to get into. Around 97% of applicants get into National Louis University each year. Out of 3,983 applications received in 2022, 3,882 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at National Louis University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at National Louis University, around 61% return for their sophomore year. 34% of National Louis University undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook National Louis University Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with National Louis University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

National Louis University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

For more information about National Louis University's endowment, check with the school directly. The school spends $5,753 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at National Louis University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

National Louis University meets 43% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend National Louis University full-time are awarded $18,689 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $29,900 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at National Louis University.

Based on this information, is National Louis University the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is National Louis University a good school for you?

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Where is National Louis University?

National Louis University is located in the city of Chicago, Illinois.

If you want to see National Louis University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 41 to Chicago, or book a flight to the nearest airport, O'Hare International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what National Louis University and Chicago are like without leaving home.

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College Info

122 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60603

Campus Setting: Urban

National Louis University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to National Louis University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to National Louis University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

National Louis University ACT Scores

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National Louis University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$11,505

In State

$11,505

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$10,755
$10,755
Fees
$750
$750
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at National Louis University is like? There are approximately 7,315 students enrolled at National Louis University, including 3,607 undergraduate students and 3,708 graduate students. 72% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from IL and 4% percent of students are from other states.

72%

Full Time

28%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,315

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,505

Out-of-State

$11,505

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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