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Obama Foundation Trainees

Three Roosevelt University students selected by Obama Foundation as tomorrow's leaders

Three Roosevelt University students who were competitively selected to participate in last month’s inaugural Obama Foundation training day in Chicago are on a mission to change the world.

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

Transfer Program Fair, Dec. 5

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Come visit Roosevelt University and get a taste of Laker life. You'll get to tour our beautiful campus in downtown Chicago, meet with faculty, discuss scholarships & financial aid, and explore your next chapter.

Featured Upcoming Events

Tue, Dec 5, 2017
Wabash Building
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Tue, Dec 5, 2017
Wabash Building
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fri, Dec 15, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Fall 2018 Application Now Open

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Ready. Set. Go. Now is the time to start the application process. Applying to Roosevelt University is the first step in beginning the exciting journey ahead of you.

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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.

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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 to Launch McNair Scholars Program

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Roosevelt University has been awarded a five-year $1.16 million grant for a new scholars program that will prepare students from underrepresented segments of society for graduate school and entry into PhD programs.