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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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Who Are We?

We RU"I feel like I belong. The students are pretty close and everybody knows everybody. Even when people graduate, we will still stay in touch because RU creates that kind of environment."

Jesse — BA Sustainability Studies, ’19

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

Graduate Programs Fair

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Jump start your career with Roosevelt and put your professional goals within reach. Meet faculty, tour campus and get your questions answered.

Featured Upcoming Events

Tue, Aug 1, 2017
425 S Wabash Ave Chicago, Il 60605
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Tue, Aug 1, 2017
Wabash Building
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Transfer Wednesdays

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Take a tour of campus and receive an unofficial transcript evaluation. Students who bring official transcripts will be reviewed for on the spot admission. Sessions are limited to just eight students, so register today!

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.

American Dream Reconsidered Conference

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What does it mean to be American? Join us to discuss the meaning and future of the American Dream in these challenging times, featuring engaging panels and special guest speakers.

Committed to Cooperation on Climate

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President Ali Malekzadeh joins college presidents and business leaders in signing a letter of support for climate action. Read his statement on the importance of a sustainable future.