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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.

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David Faris Book Signing

Take Back the Power

In his new book, "It's Time to Fight Dirty," associate professor of political science David Faris provides a host of strategies for American institutional reform, starting with the country's electoral system. The time for protest is over, Faris argues — we need actionable, progressive change in the U.S.

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
100% considered for merit-based scholarships
53% of classes have less than 20 students

Priority Application Deadline is May 1

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Ready. Set. Go. Now is the time to start or complete the application process. Applying to Roosevelt University is the first step in beginning the exciting journey ahead of you.

Featured Upcoming Events

Wed, Apr 25, 2018
430 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, AUD204
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fri, May 11, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Fri, May 11, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Explore Summer in Chicago

Roosevelt Summer Session - Chicago Summer

Study Chicago's historic neighborhoods and cultural sites while earning the credits you need.

Featured courses:

  • Sounds of Summer
  • Mapping the Urban Arts Scene
  • Sociology of Chicago Neighborhoods

Roosevelt Hosts Inaugural Executive-in-Residence Program

Jim Radous speaking to a business seminar
As part of the College of Business’ growing experiential education initiatives, Roosevelt hosted alumnus James J. Radous III, president of UniCarriers Americas, for a day-long Executive-in-Residence program on March 28. Radous shared business insights and how Roosevelt shaped his personal and professional leadership experience.

RU Ready to Transfer?

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Our generous transfer policies and helpful admission staff will get you one step closer to our premier academics and faculty with real-world experience.

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.