Roosevelt University is an independent, non-profit, metropolitan university with two distinct campuses located in downtown Chicago and suburban Schaumburg, Illinois. With a rich history and progressive curricula featuring 126 degree programs, we are committed to the highest standards of academic excellence. Our award-winning faculty and dedicated staff take pride in pushing Roosevelt’s remarkably diverse students to the limits of achievement, inspiring the transformation of lives and communities through the principles of social justice.
With two campus locations, a flexible course schedule, online courses, and numerous degree options, Roosevelt University offers an education that fits your life, putting your career goals within reach. Our progressive mix of applied study, leadership development, and professional outreach equips graduates with the practical skills needed in today’s competitive job market.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants Roosevelt University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Roosevelt University is around 5,400 students, with undergraduate students making up about 61% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $27,000-$33,000 per year
- Per unit charges are around $810 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$17,621|
|Receiving Student Loans||78%||$7,437|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Roosevelt University may offer services to students like:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
The overall graduation rate of Roosevelt University is around 41%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||27%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||11%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
Campus: Roosevelt University
- Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) Program
- * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 2002)
- Music Program
- * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1928)
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1969)
Campus: Roosevelt University - Albert A. Robin Campus
- Pharmacy (Pharm. D.) Program
- * Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (since 2011)
Roosevelt University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division I classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conf)
- Basketball (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conf)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Roosevelt University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL (9 miles away)
- Chicago State University in Chicago, IL (11 miles away)
- Purdue University - Calumet Campus in Hammond, IN (21 miles away)
- Indiana University - Northwest in Gary, IN (27 miles away)
- Governors State University in University Park, IL (30 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Roosevelt University for official up-to-date information.