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National Louis University: Courses, Admission, Cost

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  • Institute Icon7 Campuses
  • Estd. 1886
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Highlights 2024

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Year of establishment1886
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Also Known AsNLU
Accepted Exams
Male/Female Ratio3.76
Faculty/Student Ratio17
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 29 million
No.of Campuses7
Accommodation expenses12750 USD for 4 sharing (UG),12750 USD for 4 sharing (PG)
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Courses and Fees 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
M.A.(1 course)
INR 11 L
Duration18 months
Exam AcceptedGRE, IELTS, TOEFL
MS(1 course)
INR 12 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 72 & Above, PTE: 50 & Above
MBA/PGDM(1 course)
INR 13 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 54 & Above, Duolingo: 105 & Above
MIM(1 course)
INR 14 L
Duration20 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 80 & Above, PTE: 54 & Above


Admission process

  • Application fees :No Fees
  • Type of deadline :Regular
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNot required
LORNeeded for all courses
EssaysNot required
CVNeeded for all courses
Additional documentsRequired
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Accommodation & Meals

Studying in USA

Average Accommodation Expense

INR 6.7 L (based on 146 colleges)

Average Meals Expense

INR 3.9 L (based on 116 colleges)

Part Time Work

International students are allowed to work part-time for 20 hours per week during an academic term.

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Post Study Work Permit

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a one-year work and stay-back permit given to international students o... Read more about post study work permit

Cost of Visa Application
USD 185 = INR 15,380.9
Visa Application Process

You will need an F1 visa if your course of study is a full-time degree.

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Hot Job Sectors

IT, Tech, Energy, Healthcare, E-commerce and Business services are some of the popular job sectors in the U... Read more about hot job sectors

Economy Growth Rate

According to the BEA (Bureau of Economic Affairs), the Real GDP of USA was 2.1% in 2022.

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University CityChicago, Illinois, USA
Size of cityLarge
Population of City27,16,450


Departments Icon6   Campuses
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620 Tollgate Road Elgin, IL 60123

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122 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, United States
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