If you’re reading this, you probably see the world a little differently. You’ve worked for everything you’ve gotten. You’re excited about college but can’t waste time or money on a bad fit. You have fun, but you also have purpose. Right now, your purpose is growth. To change your life and your future.

We can help with that.

If you can get here, you can get there.

Yes. You can afford Roosevelt.

We agree. College costs too much. That’s why Roosevelt offers, on average, $24,000* in free aid per student. Some students receive full tuition and fees.

See how students like you pay for their education here.

*On average aid for new undergraduate students in Fall 2021, excluding students from the Chicago College of Performing Arts


Roosevelt can help you find your passion. Seeking an undergraduate degree? Your doctorate? Something in between? Explore our comprehensive academic choices, outstanding faculty and nearly limitless degree program options.

Inclusivity > Exclusivity

Here, you can be you. And belong.

In the classroom, it’s diverse, tolerant, and academically rigorous. Outside the classroom, there’s so much to do. Whether you’re into sports, the arts, or student organizations, you can be a spectator, participant, or both. Or explore one of the best cities in the world.

Check out the campus communities that make the big city small.

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Join Laker Nation

With 35 men’s and women’s athletic teams, programs and clubs to cheer for, you’ll be a Laker in no time.

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Arts & Culture

Plays, concerts, art exhibits, dance. Open yourself to new ideas and find new friends through Roosevelt’s vibrant performing arts culture.

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Student Organizations

So, you want to be a participant, not just a spectator? We’ve got you covered. Get involved, serve others and meet people who share your passions.

The Support You Need to Succeed.

When universities take your tuition, they should take responsibility for helping you succeed. We do.

We’ll help you choose the right classes. Navigate financial aid and housing questions. Connect you to tutoring and mentors so you can grow academically. With confidence.

See how we support student safety, growth and success.

Meet our Lakers