Centro de Aprendizaje

Welcome to the Centro de Aprendizaje!

The Rasmussen University Centro de Aprendizaje (Learning Center) is a community education hub in southwest Chicago. It provides high school students and adult learners with academic coaching and advising, computer/internet access, study space and a bilingual staff. We hope those in the area will find it a welcome place to study. El Centro de Aprendizaje is one more way to support the success of students and graduates in our community.

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Centro de Aprendizaje: Productivity and Knowledge at Its Core

    Through a long-standing partnership with AUSL, a nonprofit organization that manages more than 30 Chicago Public Schools (CPS), Rasmussen University has helped hundreds of high school students in Chicago reach graduation and successfully transition to college or the workforce. This partnership and the opening of the Centro de Aprendizaje are a continuation of Rasmussen University’s more than 118-year tradition of providing career-focused, affordable degree offerings and innovative learning options that meet the evolving needs of students.

    The center provides high school students and adult learners with:

    • Access to computers and wireless internet
    • Study and meeting space in a convenient location
    • Academic coaching/advising and financial guidance on Rasmussen University programs
    • Bilingual staff on-site

$865,000 Costs Students Saved Through AUSL Partnership

1,300 Students Served at Three Chicagoland Campuses

21 Computer Terminals

Centro de Aprendizaje

3948 West 55th St
Chicago, Illinois 60632
M–TH: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
F: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
SA: By Appointment
SU: Closed

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Campus Director Brings Her Passion and Dedication to Serve Bilingual Families at the Centro de Aprendizaje

For Claudia Lule, associate campus director of the Rasmussen University Centro de Aprendizaje, the new learning center is an initiative close to her heart. Lule understands the impact education can have on a person’s life. Watch the video to learn more about how Lule believes education can make a difference in people's lives.

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Claudia Lule Discusses Rasmussen University Centro de Aprendizaje

Claudia Lule campus director

Associate Campus Director

“Through education, we can make a difference in people’s lives and that hits close to home.”
—Claudia Lule

Supporting Individual and Community Success

High School Students

We have partnerships with seven high schools offering students college credit.

Rasmussen Students

We support the academic interests of our three Rasmussen Chicagoland Campuses serving 1,300 students.

Community Partners

We strive to stay connected to our network of employers and offer comprehensive career support.

Centro de Aprendizaje Key Partners

Our high school partners offering students college credit:

  • Bowen High School
  • Chicago Academy High School
  • Collins Academy High School
  • Harlan Community Academy High School
  • Hirsch Metropolitan High School
  • John Hope College Prep
  • Loyola High School
  • Ombudsman Chicago
  • Orr Academy High School
  • Phillips Academy High School
  • Paul Robeson High School
  • Solorio Academy High School
  • York Alternative High School

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