National Louis University Graduate Schools

National Louis University (referred to as National Louis) is a Private, 4 years school located in Chicago, IL. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at National Louis University is $12,096 in average. The school has 3,798 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,402 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

National Louis University (referred to as National Louis) is a Private, 4 years school located in Chicago, IL. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1946 - Current[Estimated Date]).
National Louis Directory Information
School NameNational Louis University (National Louis)
Address122 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone800-443-5522
Webhttps://www.nl.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.nl.edu/applyonline
Financial Infohttps://www.nl.edu/studentservices/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at National Louis University is $12,096 in average. The school has 3,798 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,402 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 63 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 24 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,096
Student Population3,798
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs63 graduate programs
(24 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at National Louis University is $12,096 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $647.
National Louis University offers the alternative tuition plans.
National Louis University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)24 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of National Louis University is $12,096. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$10,914$450
2018-2019$11,646$450
2019-2020$11,646$450
2020-2021$11,646$450
2021-2022$11,646$450
The graduate school tuition & fees of National Louis is inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Illinois. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,541 (public) / $19,985 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
National Louis University$12,096
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Illinois Graduate Schools$18,754$19,251
Public$11,876$18,541
Private$19,985
For academic year 2021-2022, the off-campus living costs are $20,820. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$15,300$5,940
2018-2019$13,500$5,490
2019-2020$13,500$7,320
2020-2021$13,500$7,320
2021-2022$13,500$7,320
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $647 at National Louis University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$606
2018-2019$647
2019-2020$647
2020-2021$647
2021-2022$647

Graduate Programs at National Louis

National Louis University offers 59 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,200 students have completed their study at National Louis University.
Offered Degrees at National Louis University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3414963
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship131116
Post Bachelor's Degree102
Post Master's Degree113119
Total59181,200
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at National Louis University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 97 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Curriculum and Instruction program with 172 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 35 completers.
National Louis University offers 59 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,200 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 963 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 119 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 611 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction172$52,700
Educational Leadership and Administration46$57,900
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision4-
Urban Education and Leadership0-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Learning Sciences3-
Special Education and Teaching55$54,000
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Elementary Education and Teaching119-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching29-
Secondary Education and Teaching61-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching57-
Mathematics Teacher Education11-
Reading Teacher Education24-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)28-
Work and Family Studies [+] (1 completers) 42 completers-
Child Care and Support Services Management42-
English Language and Literature [+] 14 completers-
Writing14-
Psychology [+] (4 completers) 176 completers$40,900
Psychology8$40,900
Clinical Psychology33$44,200
Counseling Psychology112-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology10-
Educational Psychology1-
Forensic Psychology1-
Applied Behavior Analysis11-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 13 completers-
Public Administration12-
Public Policy Analysis1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 26 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management20-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling3-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor3-
Business [+] 64 completers-
Business Administration and Management46$54,000
Organizational Leadership0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration18$45,600
Organizational Behavior Studies0-
Total963
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
Disability Studies2-
Education [+] (1 completers) 60 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration13$87,400
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision32-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration10-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services4-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Psychology [+] 41 completers-
Clinical Psychology25-
Community Psychology9-
Counseling Psychology1-
School Psychology5-
Educational Psychology1-
Business [+] 13 completers-
Organizational Leadership13-
Total116
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Psychology2-
Total2
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 89 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Educational Leadership and Administration61-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision7-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration18-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Psychology [+] 30 completers-
School Psychology26-
Educational Psychology0-
Applied Behavior Analysis4-
Total119

Graduate Student Population at National Louis

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,798 students enrolled into National Louis University graduate schools where it has total 7,402 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,664 full-time and 2,134 part-time graduate students. By gender, 658 male and 3,140 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,7986583,140
Full-time1,6643341,330
Part-tme2,1343241,810
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,698 White (44.71%), 794 Black/African American (20.91%), 700 Hispanic (18.43%), 106 Asian (2.79%), and 500 students with other races. 14 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,7986583,140
American Indian/Native American606
Asian1061690
Black/African American794133661
Hispanic700122578
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,6982991,399
Two More941975
Un-Known38668318
Non-resident Alien14113
National Louis University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,455 graduate students (38.31% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 801 graduate students (21.09% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,798
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,455
Enrolled Some Online Courses801
Not in Online Courses1,542
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at National Louis University. 261 students are aged 20 to 24 (6.87% of total students), 529 students are aged above 50 (13.93%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at National Louis University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,7986583,140
Age 20-21211
Age 22-2425927232
Age 25-29861144717
Age 30-34703147556
Age 35-39555107448
Age 40-49886158728
Age 50-6450667439
Over 6423716
Age Un-Known303

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