A commitment to excellence in education sets the schools and colleges in the NSACI region apart. Northwest suburban students consistently rank in the upper 10 percent on Illinois’ academic tests, and college-bound scholars continue to outscore their peers on a national level on both the American College and Scholastic Aptitude tests.
With more than 70 communities in the area, there are countless top-notch public school districts and private schools to choose from. In addition to a strong core curriculum, schools in the region offer advanced placement courses, foreign language classes, robust athletic programs and many classes in the arts.
Higher education in the northwest suburbs includes campuses of some of the world’s most prestigious universities — including DePaul University, Harper College, Judson College, Lewis University, National-Louis University, Northern Illinois University and Roosevelt University. Graduate degrees can also be obtained at Keller Graduate School of Management.