National Louis University

United States of America, Illinois, Chicago

Founded in 1886, National Louis University is a private, non-denominational, accredited institution serving a diverse population of approximately 9,000 students from over 55 countries. 

NLU is located in the heart of downtown Chicago with apartment style campus housing located just three blocks away. 

Home to four distinct colleges, NLU offers associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in over 60 different majors as well as our National Louis English Program which is an academic English course specifically designed for students who want to improve their English skills before starting a degree program at NLU.

NLU’s Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, Hospitality Management programs are ranked as #1 in Chicago, top 8 in the nation, and top 25 in the world and NLU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and has programmatic accreditation from CACREP, NCATE, IACBE and the American Culinary Federation.

Ranked by Time Money Magazine as one of the Top 10 Universities Whose Graduates Make the World a Better Place, NLU welcomes you to Chicago and can't wait to help you make an impact in the world!

Scholarship oportunities: NLU offers a range of scholarships to interantional students, recognizing international students who have a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding and Academic Merit.

National Louis University


Services & Amenities

Student Enrollment
Foreign Student Enrolment
Optional On Campus Dorms
Four Seasons, Snow
Gender Restriction
Study Types
Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Languages
United States of America
Gap year
City, Metropolitan
Behavioral Science, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Health Care Management, Hospitality Management, Human Services, Management, Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Business, Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Education, Educational Leadership, Health Services Administration, Higher Education Administration, Human Resources Management, Human Services, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Learning Sciences, Mathematics Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Reading, School Psychology, Special Education, Teaching, Written Communication, Academic English
Sport Teams
No Athletics