National Louis University
National Louis University

National Louis University

Online School

Partner school

Overview

4 Year Private Urban

$2,639 BAH Rate

$1,054 Online BAH Rate

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military service

GI Bill approved program

Military Tuition Assistance - approved programs

MyCAA approved

National Louis University is in Illinois, Florida, and Online Everywehere!

National Louis University is a 4-year, private university located in Chicago, Illinois and Tampa, Florida. Students can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate degree programs. National Louis University is an inclusive, innovative community providing educational opportunities that inspire and empower all learners as they prepare for and advance in meaningful lives and productive careers.National Louis has a downtown Chicago campus, and Illinois locations in Lisle and Wheeling. Our Florida location is located in one of Tampa's major business districts.

NLU's downtown Chicago campus is located Michigan Avenue and occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building, as well as several floors in the Gage Building. Our Tampa, Florida was established in 1988 and is located in one of Tampa's major business districts, serving students all across Florida. We also have Illinois locations in Lisle and Wheeling and are online everywhere. 

$12K MBA Program

NLU's Accelerated MBA program offers you an MBA degree in 12 months for $12,000.

Get ahead in your career without breaking your bank. 

Unparalleled Community Support

At NLU our “wrap-around” services for the military provide a holistic approach to serving our military-connected students in a way that matters. Internally and externally our students can find resources and support in the following areas:

  • Career Services
  • Spiritual Services
  • Academic Support
  • Legal Services
  • Physical Health
  • Curriculum Advising
  • Mental Health
  • Social Services
  • Financial Support

Student Success 

  • Veterans Resource Center (VRC) (Chicago campus, Suite 5044)
  • Individual & group tutoring is provided by Library & Learning Support

Community Heroes Scholarship

The Community Heroes Scholarship can be used by active duty military members and veterans for both undergraduate and graduate degree programs at NLU. Program limitations may apply. Spouses and dependent children may also be eligible for the scholarship.

  • Active Duty Military - The Community Heroes Scholarship will reduce the tuition of active duty military by $167/per quarter for undergraduate; $250/per semester hour for graduate programs. Any remaining tuition balance could be covered by Tuition Assistance, enabling active duty military members to more easily cover the cost of their degree program. 
  • Veterans - Veterans who have been honorably discharged are eligible for the 15% Community Heroes Scholarship. The scholarship can be used in conjunction with your education benefits. The Montgomery G.I. Bill could cover Any remaining tuition balance, enabling veterans to more easily cover the cost of their degree program.

Unique Programs

Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative NLU Partnership Program (AU-ABC) The Air University Program is a partnership between the Air Force and civilian higher educat

NLU Military & Veteran Support Programs

National Louis University offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Is NLU a GI Bill® approved school?

Yes, NLU is a GI Bill® approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill®. 

Is NLU a Yellow Ribbon school?

No, NLU is not  a Yellow Ribbon school.

As a private school, they may have other programs to help offset the difference between their tuition and the GI Bill®. 

Does NLU offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

No, NLU does not offer Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

As a private school, they may have other programs to help offset the difference between their tuition and the GI Bill®. 

Does NLU offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, NLU offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. 

What are NLU’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $430 per credit hour (undergrad) National Louis University’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may  have out-of-pocket costs.  

*Active duty military members and veterans are encouraged to apply for the Community Heroes Scholarship to reduce tuition costs.

What are NLU’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $430 per credit hour National Louis University’s online tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. 

*Active duty military members and veterans are encouraged to apply for the Community Heroes Scholarship to reduce tuition costs.

Does NLU offer online degree programs?

Yes, NLU offers online degree programs. 

Is NLU approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, NLU is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. 

Does NLU offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

No, NLU has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

*Active duty military members and veterans are encouraged to apply for the Community Heroes Scholarship to reduce tuition costs.

Is NLU a military friendly school?

NLU is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, offers a book credit, career services, and a military tuition scholarship.  In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is NLU a MyCAA school?

Yes, NLU is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.

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