Founded in 1886 by educational revolutionary Elizabeth Harrison, National-Louis University (NLU) has been a continual force for change in the American education system. The school was known for nearly a century as the National College of Education and remains renowned for its programs in teacher preparation and educational leadership along with being one of the first universities to address the unique needs of adult learners. Today, the school offers a range of undergraduate and graduate level degree programs in its College of Education, College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Management and Business. The school was also influential in helping to found the National Kindergarten Movement and the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA).
Students living in student housing or an off campus apartment near NLU will find themselves situated in downtown Chicago in the Peoples Gas Building on Michigan Avenue, directly across from the Art Institute of Chicago. In addition to its Chicago campus, the school has satellite Illinois campuses in Lisle, Skokie, Wheeling and Elgin along with Beloit and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Tampa, Florida and Nowy Sacz, Poland. Currently, NLU has more than 11,000 students and 65,000 alumni.
Student living and university living at NLU place students within proximity of Chicago's various cultural, educational, recreational and commercial districts like the Loop, Willis Tower, Navy Pier and the Field Museum.
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