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“Roosevelt has a reputation for being academically competitive, and its graduates are highly respected in professional circles.”

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Adult Students in Roosevelt's Undergraduate Programs

Roosevelt has a long-standing commitment to adult education in Chicago, Schaumburg & online. The Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies offers innovative, flexible bachelor degrees for adult students, 24 years of age or older. Adult students can also pursue a traditional bachelor's degree across the university's undergraduate majors


Our newly-designed adult programs focus on both the immediate and long-term needs of our students -- the ability to balance their education with the demands of their personal and professional lives. The programs' face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses provide flexible scheduling. Our coursework is applicable to the work place and will prepare you to enhance your professional skills in a rich, meaningful learning environment.

  • Courses within the College of Professional Studies' adult programs are offered in 8 week sessions. This allows individuals to complete two courses per eight (8) week session, and four courses within each academic semester.  Summer courses are also available.
  • Programs within other colleges are also available to adult students. Please note, each program's course offerings and schedule will differ.

Admission Requirements

  • STEP 1 : Complete the online application
  • STEP 2 : Submit official transcripts from all previously attended academic institutions (high school, GED, community college, college, or university). These documents must be submitted via mail or electronically directly from the issuing institution. Please see submission instructions below. 

Though not initially required, a personal statement, essay, or letters of recommendation may be requested after initial review of your application.

How to submit your application materials

Submit all application materials to:

Roosevelt University
Office of Admission Processing       OR
1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
Schaumburg, IL 60173

*See STEP 2 of Admission Requirements for information regarding official transcripts.