Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL, USA
3.75 Average Rating

Named after President Franklin D. Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor, Roosevelt University is a 4-year private school in Chicago with a dedication to social justice. Roosevelt grants undergraduate degrees in 60 academic majors at both its downtown and suburban campuses. For students interested in activism, Roosevelt hosts the Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation to offer assistance in getting involved on both the community and national levels. Roosevelt’s living spaces occupy the top 17 floors of the university’s Wabash building providing panoramic views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major city
In-State Students
66%
Out-Of-State Students
31%
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100
70%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
4,457
Total Number of Undergrads
2,514
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
31%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
40%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$26,098
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$30,411
Out-of-State Tuition
$30,411
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$17,520
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
37%
63%
Student Organizations
68
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Chicago
Los Angeles
New York
Atlanta
Phoenix
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.75 Average Rating
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 provide students with timely and accurate information, ranging from Student Account information to financial aid. Lastly, the academic advisers are friendly and helpful in aiding students to select the right classes for their major which makes for an interesting and challenging personal curriculum.
Kerri from Chicago, IL
Roosevelt is full of friendly and open-minded professors. I am more than confident that I am receiving my money's worth in education. I have made many friends and networked thanks to Roosevelt University's vast and seemingly never ending array of helpful staff and students
Patrick from Rolling Meadows, IL

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