Lewis University has a long and successful history in serving adult students
in the Chicagoland area. Approximately 47% of the total undergraduate student
population are adult students who balance work, family responsibilities,
and community commitments while attending classes and keeping up with course
By enrolling in Lewis University programs, adult students have
several options to choose from to best match their learning style and busy
Accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs for working adults which are taught in face-to-face format during eight-week sessions during the day and evening;
Traditional 16-week courses during the day and evening;
- Blended courses which are a combination of traditional classroom
sessions and online learning;
Online courses which are taught completely over the Internet;
Convenient campus locations in Romeoville, Chicago, Oak
Hickory Hills, and Tinley
Ongoing enrollment periods throughout the calendar year.
Online and blended course options are available for those adult students who are comfortable using the Internet as a tool for the learning experience. In addition to
variety of delivery options,
also provides many academic support
academic advising, library services, career services, computing labs,
support services to help adult students succeed academically.
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) provides adult students with several non-traditional
alternatives for earning college credit for prior learning experiences through
proficiency examinations, transcript evaluation, and the development of a
prior learning portfolio. Through PLA, Lewis University provides a means
through which college-level learning acquired outside the formal college
classroom can be documented and evaluated for college credit. For additional
information about Prior Learning Assessment, contact the School for Professional
and Continuing Education at (815) 815-5570 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lewis University faculty facilitate the learning of adults by providing
a rich blend of academic knowledge in their field of study with practical
and professional experience. Dedicated staff, many of whom have been adult
college students themselves, provide the best service and support to help
adult students achieve their professional and personal goals.