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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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2018 – 2019 MAP Grant Deadline is February 27

The deadline to submit the 2018-2019 FAFSA in order to be considered for the Illinois MAP Grant is Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by 11:59PM.

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

Summer at Roosevelt

RU summer session

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.

The Courage To Create

Orchestra performing in Ganz Hall

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.