430 South Michigan AvenueChicago, IL 60605 312-341-3515
http://www.roosevelt.edu applyRU@roosevelt.edu
About Roosevelt University
  • Year of Foundation 1945
  • Size of Campus 34 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,073
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 67%, 33%, 13.9%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $25,000
  • Room and Board $11,200
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 4,113
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. Roosevelt University is a national leader in educating socially conscious citizens for active and dedicated lives as leaders in their professions and their communities.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 2
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of sororities 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus International Day, Casino Night, cultural samplers, Student Appreciation Week, New Deal Service Day, Take-A-Look Fair
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Actos de Inconsciencia, International Student Union, RU International Club, RU Latinos
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Sigma Lambda, Franklin Honor Society, Psi Chi, Phi Alpha Theta
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Berean Bible Club, Hillel, RU Christian Fellowship
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago (15), Chicago (15)
  • Distance to nearest train Chicago & Schaumburg (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Chicago (1)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 12%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%), other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 2
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 80%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 8%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 11%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 11,357
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 169,907
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Museums Downtown campus is in the Auditorium building, which is a National Historic Landmark
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,126
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 176,135
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,200
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis