Roosevelt University

Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
63%
37%
student ratio
3,793
total students
$27,300 | $27,300
in-state | out-of-state tuition
August 15
fall application deadline
76%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
519
sat math
540
sat reading
543
sat writing
23
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biotechnology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Actuarial Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Corporate Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Office Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Behavior
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Journalism Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Organizational Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nuclear Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Sustainability Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Acting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Jazz/Jazz Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Keyboard Instruments
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Theory and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Musical Theater
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Stringed Instruments
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Voice and Opera
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

76% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied5,409
    • Accepted4,122
    • Acceptance Rate76%
    • Enrolled3,793
    • Female Applicants3,525
    • Females Accepted2,706
    • Female Acceptance Rate76%
    • Male Applicants1,884
    • Males Accepted1,416
    • Male Acceptance Rate75%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
      audition for music and theater programs
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.30
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 540 480 600
    • SAT Math 519 460 560
    • SAT Writing 543 483 608
    • ACT Composite 23 20 25
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$27,300
    • Out-of-state tuition *$27,300
    • 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 *$12,532
    • 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 offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,793
    • Male Student Percentage37%
    • Female Student Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino21.97%
    • Black or African American19.37%
    • White or Caucasian45.21%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.21%
    • Asian5.02%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.24%
    • Two or more races2.98%
    • Unknown1.85%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout3.14% representing 42 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students8% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 23%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations International Student Union, RU Proud, Association of Latin Americans (ALAS), student government, Residence Hall Council
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes No
    • Basketball No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Golf No Yes No
    • Soccer No Yes No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Yes No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes No
    • Golf No No No
    • Soccer No Yes No
    • Softball No Yes No
    • Tennis No Yes No
    • Volleyball No Yes No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty723
    • Full-time Percentage34%
    • Part-time Percentage66%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 4,543 students to 409 faculty

Location & Contact

430 South Michigan Avenue
IL 60605
USA

Director of Admission

Phone: 312-341-2107
Fax: 312-341-3253
Email: admission@roosevelt.edu


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