National Louis University Rankings by Salary Score

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National Louis University's Top Rankings

National Louis University is ranked on 6 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at National Louis University

We calculated a salary score for each of National Louis University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at National Louis University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for NLU Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Culinary Arts and Related Services 88 95% 95% $14,000 $31,310 88

Salary Scores for NLU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business/Commerce, General 24 100% 100% $28,330 $37,210 24
Criminology 64 100% 100% $24,650 $36,670 64
Health and Medical Administrative Services 98 88% 88% $25,000 $59,490 98
Hospitality Administration/Management 80 96% 96% $29,170 $42,680 80
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 62 91% 91% $31,830 $31,130 62
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 65 98% 98% $25,000 $58,400 65
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 48 94% 94% $21,370 $36,000 48
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 27 79% 79% $12,500 $35,420 27
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 20 97% 97% $34,880 $31,850 20

Salary Scores for NLU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 45 94% 94% $41,000 $68,220 45
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 45 98% 98% $61,130 $45,700 45
Curriculum and Instruction 70 98% 98% $19,350 $53,290 70
Educational Administration and Supervision 63 99% 99% $31,500 $60,830 63
Health and Medical Administrative Services 33 98% 98% $41,000 $59,120 33
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 89 96% 96% $37,690 $47,730 89
Human Resources Management and Services 10 100% 100% $37,730 $43,430 10
Psychology, General 45 98% 98% $37,610 $43,430 45
Public Policy Analysis 23 100% 100% $41,000 $52,110 23
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 5 92% 92% Not Reported $20,140 5
Special Education and Teaching 65 97% 97% $39,230 $53,110 65
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 74 98% 98% $25,000 $51,600 74
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 80 99% 99% $23,680 $57,050 80

Salary Scores for NLU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 92 95% 95% $70,250 $109,760 92

Most Recent Reviews

Amanda 8/3/2021

THIS SCHOOL DOESN’T CARE ABOUT YOU UNLESS YOU’RE PUTTING MONEY IN THEIR POCKETS! IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AN EDUCATION, DO NOT GO HERE! THEY KNEW I WAS HOMELESS WITH NOWHERE TO GO AND KICKED ME OUT!! THEY MADE A BUNCH OF PROMISES AND GUARANTEES TO ME BEFORE I APPLIED FOR THIS SCHOOL AND THEY DIDNT KEEP ANY OF THEM! THEY KICKED ME TO THE CURB AS SOON AS I WASNT ABLE TO PUT MONEY IN THEIR POCKETS! I HAD 1 MORE YEAR TO GRADUATE BUT THEY DONT CARE ABOUT THAT! NOW I CANNOT GRADUATE AFTER TAKING AN EXTRA YEAR WITH... Read More

Natalie C 5/13/2020

I am so disappointed by reading these reviews. I had terrible issues with NLU's financial aid department. Everytime I called student finance I received a different answer. My aid was never packaged by the time that the terms started. I was all set to start my third term at NLU and was told that I could not continue unless I paid them over $3,000. I was very honest with my admissions counselor, academic advisor, and student finance that I could not afford to pay out-of-pocket for my college expenses. I was... Read More