Tuition & Fees

$29,957

$29,957

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
50%
400-499
33%
300-399
17%
500-599
45%
400-499
33%
300-399
22%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
29%
400-499
43%
300-399
8%
30-36
12%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
11%
30-36
2%
24-29
35%
18-23
44%
12-17
19%
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
61%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,793
Declined + 1,225
Total Received 4,018
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Private (nonprofit)

2,514

undergraduate students

1,943

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

Social Networks

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Location

School Facts

Roosevelt University, 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 4,457
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: 2,704,958), branch campus in Schaumburg. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Roosevelt University
430 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
12%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
65%
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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
2%
Top 1/4
6%
Top 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/4
34%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
50%
400-499
33%
300-399
17%
500-599
45%
400-499
33%
300-399
22%
700-800
2%
600-699
18%
500-599
29%
400-499
43%
300-399
8%
30-36
12%
24-29
29%
18-23
48%
12-17
11%
30-36
2%
24-29
35%
18-23
44%
12-17
19%
30-36
4%
24-29
33%
18-23
61%
12-17
2%

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

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,793
Declined + 1,225
Total Received 4,018

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
Associate 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

$16,900

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,832
Room $7,140
Board $3,811
Additional fees $125
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $42,108
Average Financial Aid - $16,900
Total with Avg. Aid $25,208

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,121,198
State $2,466,000
Institutional $3,983,000
Other external $184,700
Total $11,754,898

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $19,152,900
Other external
Total $19,152,900
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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
Advertising
African-American Studies
African-American/African Studies
Allied Health
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Biotechnology/Chemical Science
Brass
Brass
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classical Guitar
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Community Development/Action
Community Services
Comprehensive Music Education
Computer Science
Computing/Information
Computing/Information Science
Conflict/Mediation
Counseling/Human Services
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Cyber/Information Security
Data Analytics
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Studies
Electronics Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Elementary Teacher Education
English
Finance
Finance/Financial Services
Fine Arts
General Studies
Health Care
Health Care Administration
History
Histotechnology
Hospitality Management
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Human Performance Improvement
Human Resource Management
Human Resources Management
Individualized Program
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Systems
Information Technology
Instructional Leadership
Instrumental Music Education
Integrated Communications
Integrated Marketing Communication
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Studies
Jazz Composition
Jazz Education
Jazz Performance
Jazz Studies
Journalism
Journalism/Media Studies
Language Teacher Leadership
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Literature
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Media Studies
Medical Technology
Middle Childhood Education
Music
Music Arts
Music Composition
Music Education
Music History
Music Performance
Music Theory
Music/Theatre
Musical Theatre
Musicology
Network Computing
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Orchestral Studies
Orchestral/Band Instruments
Organization Development
Organizational Communication
Organizational Leadership
Paralegal Studies
Percussion
Performing Arts Administration
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics
Piano
Piano Performance
Policy Studies
Political Science
Professional Administration
Professional Communication
Psychology
Public Administration
Radiation Therapy Technology
Radiography
Reading
Real Estate
Risk Management/Insurance
School Counseling
Second Language Special Education
Secondary Education
Secondary Teacher Education
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Justice
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Strings
Sustainability Studies
Teacher Leadership
Telecommunications
Theatre
Theatre Directing
Therapeutic Radiation Technology
Traditional Composition
Training/Development
Voice
Women's Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
Woodwinds
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

4,457

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

56%

2,514
students

Female
63%
1,590

Male
37%
924

44%

1,943
students

Female
66%
1,280

Male
34%
663

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

2,115
students

Female
64%
1,336

Male
36%
779

16%

399
students

Female
64%
254

Male
36%
145

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
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

39%

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 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

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 44
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Mexico
Pakistan
South Korea
Ukraine
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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