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We Welcome You

Roosevelt University has embraced diversity, academic excellence and social justice from the very beginning. We celebrate and support individuals like you — who want to learn, teach and live in one of America’s most vibrant university communities. We’re each doing great things, and we’re doing them together.

We RU"From the various service projects to the numerous community outreach programs, as well as the involvement the administration takes to ensure the well-being of their student body, this school gives me much to be proud of."

Justin — MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling, ’19

11 to 1 student/faculty ratio

116 degree programs

45% of students of color

45% students are first generation

60+ student organizations

16 athletic teams

53% of classes have less than 20 students

Undergraduate Preview Day


Get to know our campus and discover a supportive community of artists, activists and leaders. You can speak with an admission counselor, meet with our faculty and tour our downtown Chicago campus.

Featured Upcoming Events

Sat, Jul 15, 2017
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Tue, Aug 1, 2017
425 S Wabash Ave Chicago, Il 60605
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Tue, Aug 1, 2017
Wabash Building
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Transfer Thursdays

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Take a tour of campus and receive an unofficial transcript evaluation. Students who bring official transcripts will be reviewed for on the spot admission. Sessions are limited to just eight students, so register today!

Visit Campus

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Experience first-hand the pulse of our urban campus, located in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities. Visit us and get a feel for what makes being a Roosevelt student so unique.

Summer at Roosevelt

Learn more about summer at Roosevelt

Whether you’re a current Roosevelt student or you attend another university, take advantage of Roosevelt’s flexible summer session and get one step closer to achieving your academic goals.

Committed to Cooperation on Climate

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President Ali Malekzadeh joins college presidents and business leaders in signing a letter of support for climate action. Read his statement on the importance of a sustainable future.