ImageImageImageImage

Be Smart, Be Green

Earth Week and every week, Roosevelt finds ways big and small to care for the planet.

Learn more

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.

Learn more

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.

Learn more

Life in the Loop

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

Learn more
photo of Roosevelt students

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

Learn more
photo of Frank Lloyd Wright

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

Learn more
photo of Lance Morrison and jet

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

Learn More
Vintage ad for Chicago Musical College

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

Learn more