National Louis University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Chicago, IL

$13,419

Avg tuition

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About National Louis University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

National Louis University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Chicago, Illinois. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,604, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 97%. The university offers 24 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 22%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $13,419.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

97% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

60% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

22% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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7k

Students enrolled

55%

Online student enrollment

16:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

Hispanic

35%

White

30%

Black

20%

Unknown

9%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

78%

Socio-economic diversity

85% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

31

Total Online Enrollment

4,054

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

62% On-campus

38% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 58% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 25% online

Master's Check Bold 42% online

Doctorate Check Bold 8% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $13,419 $13,419
Graduate $11,646 $11,646

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $0
On-campus room and board Currently unavailable
On-campus other expenses Currently unavailable
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $13,500
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $7,320
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $7,320

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $13,419 $13,419
Off-campus without family $34,239 $34,239
Off-campus with family $20,739 $20,739

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

85%

State Grant Aid

85%

Institution Grant Aid

10%

Pell Grant

85%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,745
State Grant Aid $4,568
Institution Grant Aid $3,083
Pell Grant Aid $4,472

Financial Outlook

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.