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Roosevelt University

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor&Apos;S, Master&Apos;S, Doctoral, Postbachelor&Apos;S, And First Professional Certificates
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studiesafrican American/Black Studiesbiological And Biomedical Sciencesbiochemistry; Biology/Biological Sciences; Biotechnologybusiness, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Servicesaccounting; Actuarial Science; Business Administration, Management And Operations Related; Business/Commerce; Business/Corporate Communications; Finance; Hospitality Administration; Human Resources Management; Management Science; Marketing/Marketing Management; Office Management; Organizational Behaviorcommunication, Journalism, And Related Programsjournalism; Journalism Related; Organizational Communication; Public Relations/Image Management; Speech Communication And Rhetoriccomputer And Information Sciences And Support Servicescomputer Science; Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunicationseducationearly Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Music Teacher Education; Special Educationenglish Language And Literature/Lettersenglishhealth Professions And Related Programsclinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology; Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science And Allied Professions Related; Medical Radiologic Technology; Nuclear Medical Technologyhistoryhistoryhomeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Servicescriminal Justice/Safetylegal Professions And Studieslegal Assistant/Paralegalliberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanitiesliberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studiesmathematics And Statisticsmathematicsmulti/Interdisciplinary Studiessustainability Studiesphilosophy And Religious Studiesphilosophyphysical Scienceschemistrypsychologypsychologypublic Administration And Social Service Professionspublic Administrationsocial Scienceseconomics; International Relations And Affairs; Political Science And Government; Social Sciences; Sociologyvisual And Performing Artsacting; Dramatic/Theater Arts; Jazz/Jazz Studies; Keyboard Instruments; Music Performance; Music Related; Music Theory And Composition; Musical Theater; Stringed Instruments; Voice And Opera


Admission: 3,862 applied; 2,904 admitted; 553 enrolled Average high school GPA: 3.17

Test Scores:

Options: electronic application, deferred entrance
Application fee: $25
Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.5 GPA, audition for music and theater programs
Required for some: essay or personal statement, interview
Recommended: essay or personal statement
Application deadline: 8/15 (freshmen), rolling (transfers)
Notification: continuous (freshmen), continuous (transfers)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

Undergraduate Student Population
3,795 Undergraduate Students, 64% Women, 36% Men, 19% Transferred In
Minority Breakdown
21% Black Or African American Non-Hispanic/Latino, 5% Asian, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 17% Hispanic/Latino, 0.2% American Indian Or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic/Latino , 0.2% Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 4% Two Or More Races, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 2% Race/Ethnicity Unknown
International Population
3% Representing 41 Other Countries
Housing Info
23% Live On Campus

Campus Life

On-Campus Residence Required Through Sophomore Year
Coed, Campus Housing Is University Owned, Leased By The School And Is Provided By A Third Party. Freshman Campus Housing Is Guaranteed
Student-Run Newspaper, Radio Station, International Student Union, RU Proud, Association Of Latin Americans (ALAS), Student Government, Residence Hall Council, National Fraternities, National Sororities
Most popular organizations
International Student Union, RU Proud, Association Of Latin Americans (ALAS), Student Government, Residence Hall Council
Campus security
24-Hour Emergency Response Devices And Patrols, Late-Night Transport/Escort Service, Controlled Dormitory Access
Student services
Personal/Psychological Counseling
Academic Programs
Special Study Options: Academic Remediation For Entering Students, Accelerated Degree Program, Adult/Continuing Education Programs, Advanced Placement Credit, Distance Learning, Double Majors, English As A Second Language, Honors Programs, Independent Study, Internships, Off-Campus Study, Part-Time Degree Program, Services For LD Students, Student-Designed Majors, Study Abroad, Summer Session For Creditschool Calendar: Semesters




Total: 722Full-Time: 34% Full-Timestudent/Faculty Ratio: 12 :1

Financial Aid

Costs (2012&-13)
Comprehensive fee:$38,050 includes full-time tuition ($25,950) and room and board ($12,100). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, program, and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition: $699 per credit. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, program, and reciprocity agreements
Room and board:Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility
Payment plan:installment
Waivers:employees or children of employees

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2001,2,660 applied for aid, 2,268 were judged to have need, 170 had their need fully met
In 2001,500 non-need-based awards were made
Average percent of need met:75%
Average financial aid package:$22,090
Average need-based loan:$8900
Average need-based gift aid:$9000
Average non-need-based aid:$7000
Average indebtedness upon graduation:$16,887

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