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From biology to bassoon, psychology to pharmacy, reading to real estate, Roosevelt can help you find your focus. Seeking an associate’s degree? Your doctorate? Something in between? Explore our comprehensive academic choices, outstanding faculty and nearly limitless degree program options.

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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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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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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.

Life After Roosevelt

What does it look like when you throw yourself into your Roosevelt experience? Here are three profiles in passion to show you what’s possible when you truly belong.


At the 2021 State of the University address, President Ali Malekzadeh recognized 28 members of the Roosevelt community for their work to put social justice into action. 

Malekzadeh unveiled the prestigious honor in 2019 to recognize students, faculty and staff for projects that promote equity and inclusion on campus and in Chicago.

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RU in the News

Heller College of Business advisory board chair Leslie Andrews

Grad student named one of top 50 women in travel

Leslie Andrews, a Roosevelt University graduate student in hospitality and tourism management, was selected as one of the Top 50 Women in Travel by the Global Business Travel Association. Andrews is the global travel category leader at JLL. She also serves as co-chair of the Heller College of Business advisory board.

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College of Education racial equity plan

The College of Education will create a five-year strategic plan to enhance racial equity in the college, led by a task force of Roosevelt University professors, alumni, students and Chicago leaders.

Pharmacy student Faye Tsogas, professor Daniel Majerczyk, professor Peter Hart

Diabetes drug could boost survival rates for ovarian cancer patients

Ovarian cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Serious cases have a survival rate of roughly 50% over five years. In a highly ranked peer-reviewed journal, three Roosevelt University researchers explore how a diabetes medication could improve life expectancy for ovarian cancer patients.