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Be Smart, Be Green

In big ways and small, Roosevelt protects the planet with purpose.

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70 Years of Courage

Roosevelt was founded on April 17, 1945, when Edward Sparling (right, w/ professor Nick Paster) resigned from Central YMCA College in protest of discriminatory practices.

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Summer in the City

There’s no time like summer in Chicago. Take a class to catch up or get ahead. Roosevelt's summer session begins May 16.

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Life in the Loop

Living and learning in the heart of Chicago puts Roosevelt students in the center of the action.

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photo of Roosevelt students

In 2014, US News ranked Roosevelt as tied for second-most diverse Midwestern regional university.

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photo of Frank Lloyd Wright

The Auditorium Building was designed by Adler and Sullivan with help from their draftsman, Frank Lloyd Wright.

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photo of Lance Morrison and jet

Serving veterans has been part of Roosevelt's mission since it opened in 1945.

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Vintage ad for Chicago Musical College

Founded as the Chicago Musical College in 1867, CCPA was the third conservatory in the US.

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