Roosevelt University

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General Information

Admission Office

430 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605-1394

(877) 277-5978

Fax: (847) 619-8636

Contact: Elizabeth Gierach

Assistant Vice President for Admission
Main Address

430 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60605-1394

(877) 277-5978

Total undergrads: 4,389

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 502

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,264

Graduate enrollment: 3,303


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 78%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Jazz Studies B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Theory/Composition B
Musical theater B
Stringed Instruments B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Business – General B
Business Communications B
Finance/Banking B
Financial Planning B
Hospitality Administration/Management B,C
Human Resources Management B
Insurance/Risk Management B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Office Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Integrated communication B
Journalism B
Organizational Communication B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications B
Computer Science B,C
Information Sciences/Systems C


Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

Engineering Technologies

Electrical Engineering Technologies B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Comparative Literature B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Allied health B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health System Administration C
Medical Radiologic Technology B
Nuclear Medical Technology B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Roosevelt University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (312) 341-3500
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1394
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,071
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 40%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,279 (56% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $30,876
Out-of-state Tuition: $30,876
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $21,421

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Roosevelt University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Roosevelt University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 33
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 159
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 61
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Education 5101
English Language and Literature/Letters 12
Health Professions and Related Programs 62
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 131
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 12
Social Sciences 53
Visual and Performing Arts 71211
Grand total 768522

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Roosevelt University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $30,876
Out-of-state $30,876
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $21,171
Out-of-state $21,171

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 315 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 313 97% $21,421
Student loan aid 209 65% $7,775

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,120 84% $16,631
Federal student loans 1,518 60% $7,953

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Roosevelt University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Roosevelt University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,966 1,568 3,398
Percent admitted 100% 70% 66%
Percent admitted who enrolled 6% 7% 6%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Roosevelt University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,071
Undergraduate enrollment 2,381
Graduate enrollment 1,690

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Roosevelt University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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