Lewis University Online

Lewis University, located in Romeoville, Illinois, is a Catholic and Lasallian Unviversity that has earned its reputation as being one of the best colleges in the Midwest. In fact, it has been consistently ranked well for the past five years according to The Princeton Review and the US News and World Report. In US News and World Report’s recently released 2011 “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” it ranked 43.

Online degrees currently offered by Lewis University includes a Bachelor’s degree program in Fire Service Administration, and Master’s degree programs in Public Safety Administration, Information Security, Organizational Leadership, and Nursing.

Admission requirement vary per program. However the basic requirements for online graduate programs is as follows:

- Completed application
- Statement of purpose/Personal Essay
- Official academic transcripts from all colleges attended
- Two letters of recommendation
- Application fee

For the Bachelor of Arts in Fire Service Administration, admission requirements is as follows:

- Completed application
- Minimum Age – 24 years
- 3 years of work experience
- Official academic transcripts from all colleges attended
- $40 Application Fee

Tuition at Lewis University online programs for Academic Year 2010-2011 is listed as follows:

- Traditional Online Undergraduate program – $730 per credit hour
- Accelerated Online Undergraduate program – $595 per credit hour
- Online Graduate programs – Ranges from $575 per credit hour to $740 per credit hour

Financial aid is available to online students of Lewis University. Financial aid usually comes in the form of Federal Aid.

Lewis University is regionally Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).