Tuition & Fees

$28,244

$28,244

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
33%
400-499
28%
300-399
4%
700-800
9%
600-699
23%
500-599
28%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
700-800
12%
600-699
14%
500-599
30%
400-499
35%
300-399
9%
30-36
12%
24-29
30%
18-23
45%
12-17
13%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
40%
12-17
24%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
56%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

64%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,387
Declined + 916
Total Received 3,303
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Private (nonprofit)

3,239

undergraduate students

2,113

graduate students

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School Facts

Roosevelt, founded in 1945, is a private university. Its campus is located in Chicago with a branch campus in Schaumburg, IL.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,352
Established in 1945
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Chicago, IL

20-acre, urban campus in Chicago (population: 2,718,782); branch campus in Schaumburg. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation between campuses. Public transportation serves campus.

Roosevelt University
430 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 1% of male students
 
4 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
33%
400-499
28%
300-399
4%
700-800
9%
600-699
23%
500-599
28%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
700-800
12%
600-699
14%
500-599
30%
400-499
35%
300-399
9%
30-36
12%
24-29
30%
18-23
45%
12-17
13%
30-36
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
40%
12-17
24%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
56%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,387
Declined + 916
Total Received 3,303

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Christy Hoke
Asoc VP Enrollment Mgmt
P: 877 277-5978
F: 312 341-3523
admission@roosevelt.edu

Cost

Tuition $28,119
Room $8,097
Board $2,904
Additional fees $125
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $40,445
Average Financial Aid - $22,318
Total with Avg. Aid $18,127

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,318

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,454,654
State $5,570,000
Institutional $8,546,159
Other external
Total $21,570,813

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $21,391,744
Other external $430,354
Total $21,822,098

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Lakers
School colors
green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Administrative Studies
Advertising
African-American Studies
African-American/African Studies
Allied Health
Biology
Biotechnology/Chemical Science
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classical Guitar
Clinical Psychology
Communications
Community Services
Comprehensive Music Education
Computer Science
Computing/Information
Computing/Information Science
Counseling/Human Services
Creative Writing
Cytotechnology
Directing
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electronics Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Elementary Teacher Education
English
Finance
Finance/Financial Services
Fine Arts
General Studies
Gerontology
Health Care
Health Care Administration
History
Hospitality Management
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Human Resource Management
Human Resources Management
Individualized Program
Industrial Organization
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Systems
Information Technology
Instrumental Music Education
Integrated Communications
Integrated Marketing Communication
International Business
International Studies
Jazz Composition
Jazz Education
Jazz Performance
Jazz Studies
Journalism
Languages
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Literature
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Media Studies
Medical Technology
Metropolitan Studies
Music
Music Arts
Music Composition
Music History
Music Performance
Music Theory
Music/Theatre
Musical Theatre
Musicology
Network Computing
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Orchestral Studies
Orchestral/Band Instruments
Paralegal Studies
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics
Piano
Piano Performance
Political Science
Politics
Professional Administration
Professional Communication
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Radiologic Technology
Radiological Technology
Reading
Real Estate
Secondary Education
Secondary Teacher Education
Social Justice
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Teacher Leadership
Telecommunications
Theatre
Therapeutic Radiation Technology
Traditional Composition
Training/Development
Urban Studies
Voice
Women's Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

61%

3,239
students

Female
64%
2,073

Male
36%
1,166

Graduate

39%

2,113
students

Female
69%
1,452

Male
31%
661

undergraduateFull-time

79%

2,569
students

Female
64%
1,622

Male
36%
947

undergraduatePart-time

21%

670
students

Female
68%
451

Male
32%
219

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

92%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Russia
South Korea
Turkey
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Dawn Hougland
Assistant Director, International Programs
312 341-3531
dhougland@roosevelt.edu

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