Lewis University

Lewis University

Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,000 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population.

Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares ethically grounded, globally aware, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, the College Access and Opportunity Guide, and Colleges of Distinction.

Earn a Respected Online Degree from Lewis University

Lewis University offers online degree programs at the master’s level in Aviation and Transportation, Information Security, Organizational Leadership, Nursing, and Public Safety Administration. An online Bachelor of Arts in Fire Service Administration is offered at the undergraduate level.

These degrees provide an accelerated and contemporary format that is flexible and relevant to the needs of the professional industry standards. The programs are characterized by:


Lewis University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

The College of Nursing and Health Professions’ basic professional program is approved by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, and all nursing programs, graduate and undergraduate, are fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, Washington DC, 20036) for the 10-year maximum term.