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Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Roosevelt University is a University institution located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 430 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL  60605
United States
Contact Jazmine Ross
Executive Director of Admission
Email: jross13@roosevelt.edu
Phone: 312-341-2112

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business/corporate Communications, General Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Systems Security/auditing/information Assurance Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Data Modeling/warehousing And Database Administration Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer And Ultrasound Technician Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Histologic Technology/histotechnologist Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Brass Instruments Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Percussion Instruments Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark
Woodwind Instruments Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,541
Applied
3,268
Accepted
2,623
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

2,105
Females Applied
1,897
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,436
Males Applied
1,371
Males Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.13
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition for music and theater programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported October 2nd Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 510 440 570
SAT Math 491 420 550
ACT Composite 24 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

33,068
Private
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Fees

12,000
Room & board
8,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

30,000
Avg. Financial Aid Package
31,500
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,000
Avg. Loan Aid
9,000
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
94% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
89%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,623
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 32.46%
Black or African American 18.88%
White or Caucasian 35.09%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 4.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.29%
Other 3.13%

Gender

Male (39.38%)
Female (60.62%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 23%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
SPEED-Homecoming Week events, SPEED-Homecoming Dance and SPEED-Social Justice Week

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
SPEED Programming Board, Student Government Association, Roosevelt Black Student Union, Association of Latin American Students and RU Proud

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball No Checkmark Checkmark

Faculty

578
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 177
Part-time - 401
Male - 308
Female - 270
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