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Unleash Your Potential

We are Roosevelt University

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 80 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.

You are Roosevelt University.

It’s been true since we opened our doors in 1945: Roosevelt’s students make us who we are. More than six decades later, we attract a wide spectrum of scholars – diverse in age, gender, ethnicity, background, interest and point of view. Our vibrant living and learning community of individuals is united by Roosevelt’s inclusive, progressive academic environment. Whether you’re an incoming freshman, continuing adult learner, transferonline or graduate student, Roosevelt will challenge you to exceed expectations and own your future.

Real-world access.

With two campus locations, a flexible course schedule, online courses, and numerous degree options, Roosevelt University offers an education that fits your life, putting your career goals within reach. Our progressive mix of applied study, leadership development, and professional outreach equips graduates with the practical skills needed in today’s competitive job market.

What will you unleash?