National Louis University

Chicago, IL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,485
Graduate Enrollment: 3,708
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 97.04%

Male/Female: 25% / 75% (2017)

First generation college students: 50.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 20.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 2.1% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2012 Median Admit SAT: 785


2012 Median Admit ACT: 16


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 61.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 41.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 33.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 28.1% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 15.7%
Black: 17.9%
Hispanic: 55.2%
Asian: 2.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 1.6%
Non-resident alien: 1.8%
Unknown race: 5.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $23,485
In-State tuition: $11,505
Out-of-State tuition: $11,505

Estimated books and supplies: $0 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,500 (2019)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $5,490 (2019)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $13,500 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $30,595 (2017)
Median Family Income: $24,270 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 60.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 35.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $19,750 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $209 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $14,148
$30k-48k $13,981
$48k-75k $15,503
$75k-110k $19,993
$110k+ $21,543

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 19%
6-year graduation rate: 34%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $19,750 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,954 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 44.4% (2015)
@3 year 50.0% (2017)
@5 year 61.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 27.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 34.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $43,893 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $46,733 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Doctoral Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 8
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 92 $17,500 $136 $27,507 ($2,292) $35,560 ($2,963)
Bachelor's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 20
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 158 $245 $57,639 ($4,803) $59,443 ($4,954)
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Curriculum and Instruction. 11
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 62 $350 $64,718 ($5,393) $65,622 ($5,469)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 37 $765 $111,091 ($9,258) $94,997 ($7,916)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 94
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 6
Master's Degree Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 1
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 2
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 63 $466 $54,978 ($4,582) $60,219 ($5,018)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 102 $42,172 $379 $33,510 ($2,793) $39,344 ($3,279)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 224 $319 $51,870 ($4,323) $58,266 ($4,856)
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 25 $23,437 $223 $30,942 ($2,579)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 36 $36,305 $265 $44,305 ($3,692) $75,998 ($6,333)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 26 $466 $68,437 ($5,703) $81,086 ($6,757)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 8
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 17 $40,275 ($3,356)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 12 $24,957 $173
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 43 $466 $68,101 ($5,675) $74,711 ($6,226)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 66 $28,491 $268 $37,284 ($3,107) $41,721 ($3,477)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 22 $466 $53,523 ($4,460)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 11
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 91 $26,094 $239 $54,732 ($4,561) $68,572 ($5,714)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 108 $266 $60,657 ($5,055) $65,280 ($5,440)
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 4
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 48 $28,096 $265 $43,705 ($3,642)
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 43 $405 $43,364 ($3,614) $53,290 ($4,441)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 14 $43,230 ($3,603)
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 115 $28,202 $250 $40,064 ($3,339) $42,929 ($3,577)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 15 $37,170 $148
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 23 $466 $51,461 ($4,288) $52,480 ($4,373)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 9
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 92 $520 $46,392 ($3,866) $54,885 ($4,574)
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 14 $144 $68,490 ($5,708)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 19
Master's Degree Human Services, General. 7
Master's Degree Public Administration. 5
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 4
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 19
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other. 10 $42,994 ($3,583)
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 2


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $57,393
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 16.0

School's endowment start of year: $34,585,380 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $44,899,294 (2022)