Founded in 1886, National-Louis University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Chicago (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution has also branch campuses in the following locations: Elgin, Skokie, Lisle, Wheeling. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, National-Louis University (NLU) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National-Louis University (NLU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 130 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NLU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.