An institution of higher education in the Roman Catholic and Lasallian traditions, Lewis University was originally founded by Bishop Bernard J. Sheil and the Chicago Archdiocese as the Holy Name Technical School with an emphasis on aviation technology. 1952, the school was renamed in honor of philanthropist Frank J. Lewis, who was a major financial contributor, as the Lewis College of Science and Technology.
The school's stated mission as a university in the Catholic and Lasallian institutions "provides to a diverse student population programs for a liberal and professional education grounded in the interaction of knowledge and fidelity in the search for truth."
Students living in student housing or an off campus apartment near Lewis University have access to the school's exceptional academic programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, College of Nursing and Health Professions, School for Professional and Continuing Education and the College of Business. Popular majors include aerospace studies, biotechnology, journalism, painting, computer science, economics, marketing, international business and air traffic control management.
Student living and university living at Lewis University place students in the town of Romeoville, just 30 minutes outside of Chicago. This location allows student access to the city's various cultural, educational, recreational and commercial landmarks like Willis Tower, Navy Pier, the Loop, Grant Park, the Field Museum, Wrigley Field and Lake Michigan.
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