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American Dream Reconsidered Conference 2018

American Dream Reconsidered Conference 2018

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September 10-14, 2018

Roosevelt’s American Dream Reconsidered Conference returns for a third year in September. We are thrilled to host another exciting schedule of events concerning social justice in America, including keynote discussions with music artist, actor and activist, Common; and the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., the 82nd Attorney General of the United States.

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

1968 and the Democratic National Convention

Aaron William Tyler writes about the DNC in 1968

A Roosevelt alumnus reflects on the social landscape of 1968 through the lens of the Democratic National Convention.

Featured Upcoming Events

Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Roosevelt University, 425 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL, United States
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
Roosevelt University, 1400 N Roosevelt Blvd, Schaumburg, IL, United States
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fri, Aug 24, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

MBA Alum Credits Roosevelt for Career Success at Marriott

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Harry Petrakos wanted a graduate experience that ultimately captured his values as a person. He found it in Roosevelt's MBA Accounting and Hospitality Management Program, which led to his career at Marriott.

New Digital Edition of Review

Roosevelt Review alumni magazine Spring 2018 cover

Roosevelt's alumni magazine, Roosevelt Review, is now fully digital. Read about the achievements of our alumni, students, faculty and staff in our latest issue.

Transfer Thursdays

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Transfer Thursdays | Chicago and Schaumburg Campus
Appointments available from 9:00am to 7:00pm

Take a tour of campus, receive an unofficial transcript evaluation, and learn about our scholarship opportunities for full-time students. Students who bring official transcripts will be reviewed for on the spot admission.

Roosevelt University Launches Bachelor's Degree Program in Real Estate

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Responding to a growing need in the real estate industry for a more diverse pool of talent, Roosevelt University announced Thursday that it will launch a bachelor’s degree program in real estate in fall 2018.