National Louis University Rankings Based on Salary

  • National Louis University ranks better than 52% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • National Louis University ranks better than only 39% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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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 a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for NLU Associate Degrees

NLU ranks higher than 88% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Culinary Arts and Related Services 88% $14,000 $31,314 88%

Salary Scores for NLU Bachelor's Degrees

NLU ranks higher than 52% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business/Commerce, General 24% $28,330 $37,208 24%
Criminology 64% $24,652 $36,674 64%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 98% $25,000 $59,485 98%
Hospitality Administration/Management 80% $29,168 $42,682 80%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 62% $31,834 $31,133 62%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 65% $25,000 $58,402 65%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 48% $21,370 $36,002 48%
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 27% $12,500 $35,416 27%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 20% $34,875 $31,846 20%

Salary Scores for NLU Master's Degrees

NLU ranks higher than 62% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 45% $41,000 $68,219 45%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 45% $61,126 $45,696 45%
Curriculum and Instruction 70% $19,350 $53,292 70%
Educational Administration and Supervision 63% $31,503 $60,826 63%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 33% $41,000 $59,124 33%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 89% $37,687 $47,729 89%
Human Resources Management and Services 10% $37,732 $43,426 10%
Psychology, General 45% $37,614 $43,426 45%
Public Policy Analysis 23% $41,000 $52,107 23%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 5% Not Reported $20,140 5%
Special Education and Teaching 65% $39,234 $53,108 65%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 74% $25,000 $51,596 74%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 80% $23,679 $57,047 80%

Salary Scores for NLU Doctoral Degrees

NLU ranks higher than 92% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 92% $70,246 $109,763 92%

National Louis University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

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

H. Chern 4/17/2019

NLU does not stand by their students. They took my money but they wouldnt allow me to graduate. In my courses, my grades were all As. Im do not recommend this university. They will tell you what you want to hear to get you in. Many other superior colleges & universities to consider.