Welcome WIU Students

Complete Your Degree at
National Louis University

At NLU, we’re committed to making your transfer from Western International University as seamless as possible so you can finish what you’ve started.

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Degrees That Make a Difference

Founded in Chicago in 1886, National Louis University has a long history of helping busy adults not only to succeed in their careers, but to serve in their communities. Our online graduate and undergraduate degree programs help you get ahead professionally and give back to others while maintaining your work, life, and other commitments. A non-profit institution, NLU is listed in TIME MONEY Magazine as a Top 10 University Whose Graduates Make the World a Better Place.*

Simplify Your Transfer

  • Applying to NLU is FREE
  • West will provide transcripts to NLU at no cost to you
  • NLU will accept eligible transfer credits you earned at West
  • Receive a 10% Completion Scholarship for the duration of your program at NLU
  • Begin classes as soon as June 28
  • Download our helpful guide

Apply Online

The fastest way to learn how many of your credits will transfer—and what NLU program aligns with what you studied at West—is to submit your FREE application to NLU. To complete your application online, you need to set up an account. To begin the application process and set up an account, click the button below.

Apply Online

Call-in Application

If you prefer, call an enrollment specialist at 224-900-2960 to complete your application over the phone or get answers to any other questions you may have about NLU. Be sure to tell us you’re transferring from West so we can better assist you.

Online degree

Getting Your NLU Degree Online

As an online NLU student, you’ll progress through your program in an engaging, dynamic, centralized location—similar to what you experienced at West. Connect with peers and professors, complete assignments and quizzes, and find whatever else you need to succeed.

Undergraduate Degrees

  • Applied Communications (B.A.)
  • Business Administration (B.A.)
  • Computer Sciences and Information Systems (B.S.)
  • Criminal Justice (B.A.)
  • Entrepreneurship (B.A., B.S.)
  • Health Care Leadership (B.S.)
  • Human Services (B.A.)
  • Management (B.S.)

Graduate Degrees

  • Education (M.Ed., Ed.D., Ed.S.)
  • Human Resource Management and Development (M.S.)
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology (M.S.)
  • Psychology (M.A.)
  • Master of Health Services Administration
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting
  • Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship
  • Master of Business Administration in Nonprofit Management

New Student Webinars

NLU will hold webinars exclusively for West students where you can get answers to your questions about the transfer process and how your new program at NLU corresponds to your previous program at West. Call an enrollment specialist at 224-900-2960 to learn more.

Webinar Dates

Moving Upward

NLU firmly believes in the equalizing and uplifting effect of adult higher education on families and communities.

Making a Difference

At NLU, we are proud of the 65,000 living alumni who are using their education to serve others and change lives.

Return on Investment

With mid-career graduate earnings averaging $71,300 a year, NLU was named a top “value-added” university by Brookings Institution.**