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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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Music Composition Graduate Student Receives Social Justice Award

Congratulations to Sean Ellis Hussey, a master's in music composition student, for earning the 2018 Matthew Freeman Award for Social Justice. Explore how Hussey has used music to highlight various societal issues

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

Admitted Student Day

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Saturday, March 24 | 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Have you been admitted to Roosevelt for fall 2018? At Admitted Student Day, you’ll get to participate in interactive courses led by our renowned faculty, meet your new classmates and notable alumni, and learn how we can prepare you for a successful career.

Featured Upcoming Events

Thu, Mar 22, 2018
Goodman Center
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Auditorium Building, AUD 232 (Congress Lounge)
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Tue, Apr 3, 2018
Auditorium Building, AUD 232 (Congress Lounge)
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Summer at Roosevelt

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Whether you’re a current Roosevelt student or you attend another university, take advantage of Roosevelt’s flexible summer session and get one step closer to achieving your academic goals.

Giving Voice to Our Students

For years, Gwen Cohen, CCPA's advisory board chair, has given voice to the voiceless. See how Cohen is helping to support Roosevelt students in this year's Vivid 2018 Annual Showcase in WCIU, The U's "Real Chicagoans" video profile.

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.