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Junior & Senior Visit Day Spring 2018

Junior & Senior Visit Day, Jan. 27

Come visit Roosevelt University and get a taste of Laker life. You'll get to tour our beautiful campus in downtown Chicago, meet with faculty, discuss scholarships & financial aid, and explore your next chapter.

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

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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

Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Virtual Information Session,
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sat, Jan 20, 2018
Goodman Center
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Sat, Jan 27, 2018
Roosevelt Univeristy, 425 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Diversity & Inclusion Award

PUSH Excel, a non-profit organization that promotes educational excellence and equity in funding and allocation of educational resources, honored President Ali Malekzadeh at its Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast on Jan. 15.

Showcasing Sustainability

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The Schaumburg Campus is the recommended winner of the village of Schaumburg’s 2017 Best Natural Landscaping Award. Learn about Roosevelt’s efforts to beautify the campus in the Daily Herald.

RU Ready to Transfer?

Learn how to transfer to Roosevelt

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 Professor on Civil Rights

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The civil rights movement was never solely the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., according to Andy Trees, a Montesquieu Forum post-doctoral fellow. Rather, it was the thousands of ordinary Americans who were at the heart of it, all fighting for equal rights. Read Trees' reflection on King and the civil rights movement in his Chicago Sun-Times op-ed.