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Fall 2016–Spring 2017 Tuition and Fees

Full-Time Tuition

Undergraduate (12-18 credits per semester) per Academic Year
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Heller College of Business
  • College of Education
  • Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies
    All programs except those directly listed below:
    • BPS programs in criminal justice, commerce and enterprise, and sustainability (for any number of credit hours entering before fall 2013)
    • BPS programs in criminal justice and sustainability (for any number of credit hours entering fall 2013 or later)
  • Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • $28,119
  • $28,665
  • $28,119
  • $28,119


  • $624/credit hour

  • $759/credit hour
    $35,664
Graduate (9-12 credits per semester) 1
  • College of Arts and Sciences
    • MFA in Creative Writing students entering before fall 2012
    • MFA in Creative Writing students entering fall 2012 or later
    • MA in Biomedical Sciences students entering fall 2015 or later (9-14 credits)
  • Heller College of Business
  • College of Education - Counseling
  • College of Education - New Deal Teacher Academy Program
  • Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies
  • Chicago College of Performing Arts (9-13 credits)
  • $18,996
  • $18,941
  • $20,564
  • $29,810
  • $22,000
  • $17,639
  • $14,508
  • $18,941
  • $35,664
Doctoral (9-12 credits per semester) 2
  • College of Arts and Sciences: PsyD students entering before fall 2010
  • College of Arts and Sciences: PsyD students entering fall 2010 or later
  • College of Arts and Sciences: PhD in I/O Psychology
  • College of Pharmacy: PharmD
    • and pharmacy technology fee
       
  • $19,483
  • $23,272
  • $19,483
  • $48,925
  • $900

Part-Time Tuition (per credit)

Undergraduate (1-11 credits) per Credit Hour
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Heller College of Business
  • College of Education
  • Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies
    All programs except those directly listed below:
    • BPS programs in criminal justice, commerce and enterprise, and sustainability (for any number of credit hours entered before fall 2013)
    • BPS programs in criminal justice and sustainability (for any number of credit hours entering fall 2013 or later)
  • Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • $759
  • $773
  • $759
  • $759


  • $624

  • $759
  • $1,485
Graduate (1-8 credits)
  • College of Arts and Sciences
    • MA in Clinical Psychology students entering before fall 2012
    • MA in Clinical Psychology students entering fall 2012 or later
    • MFA in Creative Writing students entering before fall 2012
    • MFA in Creative Writing students entering fall 2012 or later
    • MA in Biomedical Sciences students entering fall 2015 or later
  • Heller College of Business
  • College of Education - New Deal Teacher Academy Program/Counseling
  • College of Education - Off Campus Cohort
  • College of Education - Online Programs
  • Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies
  • Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • $854
  • $851
  • $1,042
  • $851
  • $1,132
  • $1,656
  • $989
  • $811
  • $360
  • $395
  • $851
  • $1,981
Doctoral (1-8 credits) 2
  • College of Arts and Sciences: PsyD students entering before fall 2010
  • College of Arts and Sciences: PsyD students entering fall 2010 or later
  • College of Education: EdD
  • College of Pharmacy: PharmD
  • $1,082
  • $1,293
  • $689
  • $1,442

Summer session 2017 tuition is assessed by credit hour and is not included in academic year charges with the exception of the College of Pharmacy tuition charge which does include the summer term.

Room and Meal Rates

Wabash Building 3 Academic Year Contract
  • Single bedroom*
  • Double bedroom*
  • Triple bedroom*
  • Standard meal plan
*Meal plan required
  • $12,299
  • $9,227
  • $8,097
  • $3,700
University Center 3 Academic Year Contract
  • Single bedroom in 4 bedroom apartment ("Quad 4-bedroom Apt")
  • Double bedroom in 2 bedroom apartment ("Quad 2-bedroom Apt")
  • Double bedroom in 1 bedroom suite ("Double Deluxe")*
  • Double bedroom in 2 bedroom suite ("Quad Semi-Suite")*
  • Basic meal plan
*Meal plan required
  • $12,876
  • $10,530
  • $10,086
  • $8,796
  • $2,904
All students living in university housing, all PharmD students, and all international students are required to have health insurance: either the Roosevelt University sponsored plan or equivalent coverage.  Students required to have insurance are charged for the Roosevelt plan.  Students with sufficient personal coverage may waive the Roosevelt plan by the advertised deadline.  Visit roosevelt.edu/insurance for details.

Fees (non-refundable)

Application Fees
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
  • International
  • Performing Arts
  • $25
  • $25
  • $25
  • $100
Fees per semester
  • Undergraduate General Fee 4
  • Graduate General Fee
  • Student Activity Fee 5
  • CTA Ventra U-Pass 6
  • $125
  • $150
  • $25
  • $138
New degree seeking first-year, transfer, part time & full time Chicago undergraduates are charged a one-time new student orientation fee. 7

Deposits

Admission (except Chicago College of Performing Arts) 8
Admission (Chicago College of Performing Arts) – non-refundable
Housing 9
$200
$500
$500

1 In certain graduate programs, it is recommended that a maximum of nine credit hours be taken in any single semester. In some programs, no more than nine credits may be taken in any single semester. Please consult an advisor regarding your program of study.

2 A doctoral student is considered full-time at six credit hours, is eligible for a CTA Ventra U-Pass, and may be eligible for federal financial aid.  The full-time tuition rate does not apply until nine credit hours.

3 Different and possibly higher rates will apply for alternate room configurations and premium floors. Twelve month contracts are also available. See www.roosevelt.edu/ResidenceLife/RoomRates.aspx for more information.

4 For full-time undergraduate students (except those in Performing Arts, the BPS programs in criminal justice, commerce and enterprise, and sustainability), the General and Activity Fees are included in tuition. 

5 Non-degree/at large enrollees and those enrolled in fully online programs are exempt from the Student Activity Fee.

6 Non-refundable fee applied to all full-time Chicago Campus students regardless of usage. The amount of the fee is subject to change by the Chicago Transit Authority and Ventra.

7 Excludes CCPA, fully online and adult students in College of Professional Studies, international students, and re-admitted students.

8 Non-refundable once the intended start term has begun. See www.roosevelt.edu/deposit or www.roosevelt.edu/Admission/Graduate/Admitted/Deposit

9 Refundable if the housing contract is cancelled in writing by July 15th. See www.roosevelt.edu/ResidenceLife/Admitted/ApplicationContract/500Deadline