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Roosevelt University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

6,145 students

83% admitted

  • 3,834 full time
  • 2,311 part time
  • 1,420 men full time
  • 2,414 women full time
  • 4,994 applied
  • 4,168 admitted
  • 1,081 enrolled

3,658 Undergraduates

$26,900 tuition/year

  • 2,847 Graduates
  • 52 Non-Degree
  • $26,900 in state
  • N/A fees
  • $12,532 room & board
  • $1,200 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Jessica from Naperville, IL
  • 0
  • A wide variety of students from all different backgrounds, the school is was started as a social justice establishment and (almost) keeps this up. Plenty of political science and political…

  • May-17-2012 Read More
  • Melissa from Des Plaines
  • 0
  • Disappointing: I purposely chose Roosevelt Univesity in Schaumburg because it is within driving distance of my house, and then I find out they're transferring practically everything I need (the entire…

  • Mar-01-2013 Read More
  • Emily from Plainfield, IL
  • 0
  • Roosevelt University has become my second home. There are improvements that need to happen on courses, but what university doesn't? RU is set in a perfect location; South loop of…

  • May-14-2012 Read More
  • Kerri from Chicago, IL
  • 0
  • Roosevelt University has a diverse student body, experienced and knowledgeable professors that are dedicated to promoting higher education, and quality resources readily available to students. The staff works hard to…

  • Apr-02-2013 Read More
Mission Statement

Reflecting the ideals of its founders in 1945, Roosevelt University is a private, nonsectarian community of educators, scholars, and learners committed to academic, creative, and service excellence who value differences in personal experiences and perspectives; ask the difficult questions; and promote mutual understanding, inclusion, social consciousness, and action toward social justice. Recognizing that difference broadens perspectives, Roosevelt University seeks and serves a diverse, promising student body from metropolitan Chicago and around the world. The hallmarks of the Roosevelt University experience are strong student-faculty interaction and engagement with metropolitan Chicago as both a laboratory for learning and as an expression of its commitment to social justice. The experience is created through the efforts of a strong faculty dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and creative activity and a staff equally focused on helping students grow and achieve their educational and life goals. Roosevelt is a metropolitan university that is

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Alejandra from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-04-2012 I am a current student here

    The academics are solid. It's located in downtown Chicago, so there's always something to do. The student population is very diverse, and for the most part pretty friendly.

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  • 4
  • Chloe' from Calumet City, IL
  • Jul-26-2011 I am a current student here

    There are many clubs and student activities to get involved in, and so many resources such as free tutoring, plenty public computer labs and a very resourceful Academic Success Center.

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  • 5
  • Brittany from Richton Park, IL
  • Apr-17-2011 I am a current student here

    I am absolutely enjoying my time spent at Roosevelt University. The classes are fantastic. The class sizes are very ideal in order to have a happy and productive college experience. The faculty and administrators are happy to help with anything any current student or prospective student needs.

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