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Explore National Louis University’s Undergraduate Business Degree Programs

National Louis University’s (NLU’s) undergraduate business and management degree programs are designed to fit your busy life — whether you’re just starting or looking to finish your bachelor’s degree. As a student, you will have the option to earn your business or management degree online instead of attending traditional classes, or choose a combination of both online and on-campus sessions.

Our close-knit faculty brings strong academic credentials and real-world experience into the classroom to help you gain the expertise you need to succeed in today’s global marketplace. NLU’s business and management graduates hit the ground running — and employers know that. If you are looking for a Chicago business school that will give you the education, skills and tools you need to be successful in the workplace, look no further than NLU.

On-Campus Undergraduate Business and Management Degrees

If you want to earn your business degree in Chicago, the greater Chicagoland area or in Florida, you can attend classes in person at any of NLU’s campus locations.

Our downtown Chicago campus, which is our primary campus, occupies five floors of the Peoples Gas Building on Michigan Avenue. This location is in the heart of Chicago’s busy economy and is easily accessible by public transportation. You can also take business and management classes in Elgin, Lisle, Skokie and Wheeling, IL, as well as in Tampa, FL.

Learn more about NLU on-campus undergraduate business and management degree programs:

Online Business & Management Degrees

If attending classes on campus is not convenient for you, you can still earn a fully accredited bachelor’s degree from NLU online. This is a great option for busy adults who are juggling work and family responsibilities already, for whom commuting to one of our convenient campus locations would be difficult.

NLU’s online degree programs are taught by the same experienced, knowledgeable faculty members as our on-campus classes. Course curriculums are the same in both programs, and are designed to challenge and engage students however they choose to learn.

Learn more about our online business and management degrees:

Why Choose NLU for Your Business and Management Degree?

With NLU, you don’t need to commit to taking classes solely on campus or online. Many students choose a blended approach, opting to attend some courses in person while tackling others from the comfort of their homes or offices. 

NLU is much more than just another Illinois business school. With more than 60,000 living alumni today, NLU is proud to be one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago. In fact, we have been educating teachers, business leaders and other professionals since 1886.

How to Apply to an Undergraduate Business Program

Earn your business degree in Illinois, Florida or online through NLU. Ready to get started? Apply to one of NLU's undergraduate business programs and gain the knowledge you need to succeed in a business career. Visit NLU Admissions and learn more today.



    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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