Tuition & Fees

$31,001

$31,001

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
64%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
29%
400-499
43%
300-399
8%
30-36
15%
24-29
34%
18-23
41%
12-17
10%
30-36
3%
24-29
40%
18-23
43%
12-17
14%
30-36
7%
24-29
46%
18-23
46%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,557
Declined + 1,386
Total Received 3,943
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Private (nonprofit)

2,419

undergraduate students

1,910

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Hospitality/tourism Management
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Codes

SAT 1666
ACT 1124

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Location

School Facts

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

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,329
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Chicago, IL

32-acre, urban campus in Chicago (population: 2,716,450), branch locations in Schaumburg and Palatine. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Roosevelt University
430 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
13%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
52%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
700-800
2%
600-699
14%
500-599
64%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
29%
400-499
43%
300-399
8%
30-36
15%
24-29
34%
18-23
41%
12-17
10%
30-36
3%
24-29
40%
18-23
43%
12-17
14%
30-36
7%
24-29
46%
18-23
46%
12-17
1%

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

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,557
Declined + 1,386
Total Received 3,943

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

Michael Cassidy
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 877 277-5978
F: 847 619-8636
admission@roosevelt.edu

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,112

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,876
Room $7,140
Board $3,811
Additional fees $125
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $43,152
Average Financial Aid - $23,112
Total with Avg. Aid $20,040

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,311,287
State $2,753,701
Institutional $2,643,689
Other external
Total $10,708,677

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $23,346,705
Other external
Total $23,346,705
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 866 421-0935
F: 312 341-3545
fas@roosevelt.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Michelle Stipp
Director of Financial Aid
mstipp01@roosevelt.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Cheerleading, Flag Football

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Athletic Directors

John Jaramillo (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Forensics
Acting
Actuarial Science
Administrative Studies
African-American Studies
African-American/African Studies
Allied Health
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Biotechnology/Chemical Science
Brass
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classical Guitar
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Psychology
College Counseling/Student Affairs
Communications
Community Development/Action
Comprehensive Music Education
Computer Science
Conflict/Mediation
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Leadership
Cyber Security/Information Assurance
Cyber/Information Security
Data Analytics
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Dual Language Teacher Leadership
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Professions
Economics
Education/Youth Studies
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Elementary Teacher Education
English
Finance
General Studies
Health Science Administration
History
Histotechnology
Hospitality Management
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Human Performance Improvement
Human Resource Management
Human Resources Management
Human Services
Individualized Program
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Systems
Information Technology
Integrated Communications
Integrated Marketing Communication
Integrated Marketing Communications
Interdepartmental Business Administration
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Jazz Education
Jazz Performance
Journalism
Journalism/Media Studies
Liberal Arts
Library Information/Technology Leadership
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Media Studies
Medical Technology
Middle School Education
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
Music/Theatre
Musical Arts
Musical Theatre
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Orchestral Studies
Orchestral/Band Instruments
Organization Development
Organizational Communication
Organizational Leadership
Paralegal Studies
Percussion
Performing Arts Administration
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Piano
Piano Performance
Policy Studies
Political Science
Pre-Biotechnology/Chemical Science
Professional Administration
Psychology
Public Administration
Radiation Therapy Technology
Radiography
Reading
Real Estate
Risk Management/Insurance
School Counseling
Second Language Special Education
Secondary Teacher Education
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Justice Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Strings
Student Affairs Leadership
Sustainability Studies
Systems Management
Telecommunications
Theatre
Therapeutic Radiation Technology
Training/Development
Voice
Women's/Gender Studies
Woodwinds
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Biology
  3. Hospitality/tourism Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,329

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

56%

2,419
students

Female
66%
1,586

Male
34%
833

44%

1,910
students

Female
69%
1,309

Male
31%
601

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

2,061
students

Female
67%
1,362

Male
33%
699

15%

358
students

Female
63%
224

Male
37%
134

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
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

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Countries most often represented China
Mexico
Myanmar
Pakistan
South Korea
Venezuela
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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