U.S. News Rankings
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National-Louis University is a private institution that was founded in 1886. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,437 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. National-Louis University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $18,975 (2011-12).
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National Louis University is characterized by excellence, service and scholarship. We remain among the top education schools in the nation. Our award-winning faculty (many having received Golden Apple awards) lead the nation in the "teaching of teachers," and education in the arts and business. The diverse student population served by NLU is a testament to the dedication of the faculty and the mission of the institution, which highlights social justice and serving the traditionally underserved in higher education. Our faculty and alumni grow in scholarship, making NLU a highly demanded institution for student of multiple ranks and disciplines.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to National-Louis University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due September 15. The application fee at National-Louis University is $40. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 29.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||29.8%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||September 15|
The student-faculty ratio at National-Louis University is 8:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 41.0 percent.
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National-Louis University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,437, with a gender distribution of 20.9 percent male students and 79.1 percent female students.
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|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
National-Louis University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health service. National-Louis University also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at National-Louis University, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at National-Louis University.
|Students who have cars on campus||90%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$18,975 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data