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Transferring to National Louis University


City Colleges of Chicago has created a partnership to help students transfer to National Louis University. Below you will find the information you need to help you get there. Have questions or need help? Contact a Transfer Director           
Special Partnerships
National Louis University and the City Colleges of Chicago have partnered in the following ways to assist students in developing a smooth transition to NLU:       ​ 

​Partnership ​Eligibility ​Benefits Apply​
Guaranteed Dual Degree​  3.0 or higher GPA
 Complete 30 semester hours per year
 Declare a major
 Completion of an associates degree from CCC
  Actively enrolled in CCC prior to graduation​
​ Guaranteed admission to NLU 
 Dedicated transfer advising from CCC and NLU
 Use of campus amenities prior to transferring (student services, libraries, etc.)
 Recognize completion of a CCC pathway to award junior standing
Star Scholarship​
  • Be a Star Scholar award winner enrolled at CCC     

  • Have a CCC 3.0 GPA or above to receive a Star Scholarship ranging from $3,600 to $9,000*     

  • Complete an Associate Degree from CCC prior to transferring to NLU     

  • Receive guaranteed admission** to a leading non-profit university that focuses on making college degrees accessible     

  • Get help from an NLU advisor while at CCC to assist with the transfer process     

  • Take advantage of the generous, two-year renewable Star Scholarship**     

  • Use your Star Scholarship in conjunction with other non-NLU scholarships and grants​
​Kendall-Star ​Same as above ​2.0-3.74 GPA - qualify for the Kendall Opportunity Grant (25% off culinary tuition or 20% of Hospitality Management tuition OR
3.75 or higher - 37% of tuition
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Pathway Partnerships with NLU
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 Transfer Documents

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Early Childhood Education2016-2017
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Healthcare Leadership2016-2017
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Addictions Studies2016-2017
Applied Communications2016-2017
Criminal Justice2016-2017
Criminal Justice-AAS2017-2018
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Computer Information Systems2016-2017
Success Stories

Dorothy Johnson - 
Starting at Olive-Harvey in 2013, Dorothy’s original goal was to get her GED, but she’s now on her way to National Louis University to pursue her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and already has a job lined up in a childcare center...​ >READ MORE