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National Louis University
The mission of National-Louis University is to develop highly competent and humane individuals for service and leadership through quality academic programs. National-Louis University is a private, independent, comprehensive, not for profit university with a mission to educate a broad range of students, including those who historically have had limited access to higher education. Central to this mission is the commitment to facilitate that access to academic program, provide academic support, integrate knowledge across disciplines, and encourage the active participation of learners. The education provided by National-Louis University enables the learner to fulfill personal and professional goals as a citizen of a diverse society and a global community.
(Statement of Mission)
Facilities – Wheeling Campus
No stranger to Chicago’s northwest suburbs, National-Louis University had served Wheeling and surrounding communities for many years by offering courses at rented facilities. Classes at the Wheeling Campus, a permanent site located near the intersection of Palatine and Wolf Roads, are easily accessible to busy adults who live and work in northwest Cook and Lake Counties.
Program options at the Wheeling Campus include numerous graduate degree programs from National College of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Management and Business; upper division undergraduate degree programs from the College of Arts and Sciences and National College of Education.
The Wheeling Campus occupies a modern, three-story office building with ample parking. Approximately 180 University faculty, staff members, and administrators are based on the Wheeling Campus.
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 1998-2000)
The mission of SOLEX College is to provide innovative career training
and English language programs based on current information, technology,
and best practices in a supportive environment to encourage students’
personal growth and success.
SOLEX College also has a well-established English as a
Second Language program and caters to students from all over the
William Rainey Harper Community College
William Rainey Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at a reasonable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the community and meeting the needs of a changing world. In the broad range of its offerings Harper College will
(William Rainey Harper College mission statement)
Harper College offers five degrees: the Associate in Arts, the Associate in Science, the Associate in Applied Science, The Associate in Fine Arts and the Associate in Engineering Science. The A.A., A.S. AFA and AES degrees are primarily for students desiring to transfer to four-year institutions. The A.A.S. is primarily for those in two-year career programs, although many students transfer to four-year colleges after earnings the A.A.S. degree.
In addition, the College provides certificate programs designed to meet specific needs of the community. These programs are normally one year in length, and upon completion of the prescribed courses, the student received a certificate of completion.
(William Rainey Harper College catalog)
Worsham College of Mortuary Science
Worsham College of Mortuary Science offers two programs, both are completed within twelve months, the first awards a diploma in Mortuary Science, the second awards an Associate Degree of Applied Science (AAS). The curriculum, regardless of the program a student selects is the same, the difference lies in the entrance requirements. A student candidate must meet the Worsham College entrance requirements and the licensure requirements established by the state in which they intend to practice
(from Worsham College informational sheet)