Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL 60605-1394

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,700
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 900 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

73%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Roosevelt University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,994 applications and 4,393 students were granted admission. Roosevelt University is at the #71 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 83% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 15% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT905 to 1145
ACT19 to 24

Application Fee

$25
Undergrad students
$25
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Roosevelt University's tuition was $28,119 for all students regardless of residency (5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$27,418
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$28,119
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$28,119
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Roosevelt University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,757 (which is 8.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Roosevelt University in 2016-2017, was 213, which is 60% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,742 (which is 2.6% below the national average.)

$4,757
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,742
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
95%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Roosevelt University has enrolled a total of 4,700 students (3,235 students full-time and 1,465 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,700 students, 403 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 35% men and 65% women and 2,805 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,895 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 330 students for distance studies.

4,700
Total Enrollment
403
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 45%

Black/African American: 19%

Hispanic: 18%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Asian: 7%

Two or more races: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Roosevelt University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 31% 1,619 331
Psychology 15% 792 0
Education 7% 353 0
Visual And Performing Arts 6% 320 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 6% 312
Health Professions And Related Programs 5% 266
Social Sciences 2% 128
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 112 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 101
Legal Professions And Studies 1% 68

Graduation & Dropout Rates

40%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Roosevelt University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
11%
Dropout rate
47%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$35,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Roosevelt University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,500. Last year, out of the total 1,616 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,471 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,763 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,534 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $35,500 $42,700
Employment Rate 91% 87%
Total Graduates 1,616 1,763

Campus Location

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0.2 mile away
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