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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students gain foundational skills centered around web development, networking and information security, analytics, and how these disciplines integrate into business.

Choose NLU's Computer Science bachelor's degree if you:

  • Want to start your career in information technology and computer science
  • Are interested in business and how technology supports business strategy and tactics
  • Seek the business acumen, soft skills, and technical proficiency necessary for success in professional environments
  • Need the flexibility of online courses, but still desire some face-to-face instruction

Career

Computer Sciences and Information Systems programme from National Louis University graduates are prepared for well-paying jobs in the following growth fields:

  • Computer network architect
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Software developer
  • Web developer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Intormation Systems 
  • Operating Systems 
  • Introduction to Networking and Information Sec 
  • Introduction to Systems Analysis 
  • Discrete Structures 
  • Introduction to Applied Programming 
  • Data Analysis 
  • Applied Object-oriented Programming 
  • Developing and Managing Databases 
  • Technology Applications in Management 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit your NLU application.
    • Be certain that you meet the admission requirements for your program of study.
    • You must have all of your secondary, college and university foreign transcripts evaluated by one of NLU's approved foreign credential evaluation agencies. The course-by-course evaluation must verify degree equivalency of a level of education equivalent of a baccalaureate from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
    • Proof of English language proficiency is required.
    • The person(s) paying your tuition and living expenses while you attend NLU must complete and sign an affidavit of support.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10260 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    10260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10260 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We are pleased to announce that for all students starting in the Summer 2020 (July) term, NLU is offering brand new undergraduate scholarships for international students! The new scholarships are listed below:

10% Automatic Opportunity Scholarship 

  • Applies to All NLU Undergraduate Programs including Hospitality Management
  • Eligible to Freshman and Transfer Students

50% #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship 

  • Awarded to Two Students Every Fall Term
  • Eligible to Freshman Undergraduate Students Only
  • Deadline is July 1st

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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