Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL

Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$31,493

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
28%
500-599
45%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
53%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,342
Declined 1,624
Total Received 4,966
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Private

2,321

undergraduate students

1,750

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,071
Established in 1945
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Chicago
  • Nearest airport: Chicago Midway

Roosevelt University
430 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
60605

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • SPEED Programming Board
  • Student Government Association
  • Roosevelt Black Student Union
  • Association of Latin American Students
  • Psi Chi

Top Events

  • SPEED-Homecoming Week events
  • SPEED-Homecoming Dance
  • SPEED-Social Justice Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
62%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
28%
500-599
45%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
22%
500-599
53%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
30-36
15%
24-29
40%
18-23
42%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,342
Declined 1,624
Total Received 4,966

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

98%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,494

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,493
Room & board $12,000
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $4,400
Total $49,093
Average Financial Aid - $5,494
Total with Avg. Aid $43,599
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
African-American/Black Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Brass Instruments
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Graphic Design
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Wellness, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Relations and Affairs
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Keyboard Instruments
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Organizational Leadership
Percussion Instruments
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Stringed Instruments
Sustainability Studies
Voice and Opera
Women's Studies
Woodwind Instruments
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

4,071

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

57%

2,321
students

Female
66%
1,531

Male
34%
790

43%

1,750
students

Female
69%
1,204

Male
31%
546

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

1,963
students

Female
67%
1,313

Male
33%
650

16%

358
students

Female
61%
218

Male
39%
140

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 29%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

361

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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