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Roosevelt University - Chicago and Schaumburg

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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Graduate Program Fair

Tuesday, March 13 | 5:00-6:30 p.m.

Jump start your career with Roosevelt and put your career goals within reach.

Visit with staff, faculty and students who represent our master’s, doctoral and adult degree completion programs. Also, learn about each program’s unique curriculum, admission requirements, financial aid and scholarship availability.

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

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.

Featured Upcoming Events

Mon, Mar 12, 2018
Sullivan Room, AUD 220
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Tue, Mar 13, 2018
Roosevelt University, 425 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Wed, Mar 14, 2018
Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60605
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Men's Basketball Set for Playoff Push

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The Roosevelt Lakers enter the CCAC Tournament as the No. 2 seed, and will take on Cardinal Stritch in the quarterfinals at the Goodman Center, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. The nationally ranked men's team won a program record 24 games this season, but still have plenty to prove.

The Courage To Create

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Learn the story behind the founding of the Chicago College of Performing Art’s Music Conservatory, celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.

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.

Roosevelt Celebrates Black History Month

Collage of prominent black Roosevelt alumni - Black History Month

As a pioneering higher education institution in diversity, inclusion and social justice, Roosevelt University has a celebrated history of renowned African American students, faculty and alumni. As we acknowledge Black History Month, we take pride in the impact that our African American alumni have made in their professional fields, as well as their local and global communities. Representing each day of this inspiring month of black history, the following alumni are only 28 of the many respected and accomplished African American Roosevelt alumni.