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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.

Who Are We? We RU

We are a community of educators, scholars and learners committed to academic, creative and service excellence. Here, we value differences in personal experiences and perspectives, and promote mutual understanding, inclusion, consciousness and action toward social justice.

Who Are We?

We're unique undergrad and grad students, educators, administrators, leaders and thinkers, all drawn to the many things that make Roosevelt University so different and so special. 

Who are we? That's a powerful question. By learning and exploring together, we'll find out.

Featured Upcoming Events

Sat, Jan 28, 2017
Chicago Campus
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tue, Feb 7, 2017
WB 416, WB 427, WB 418
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Tue, Feb 21, 2017
Schaumburg Campus
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

RU Ready to Transfer?

Learn how to transfer to Roosevelt
Our generous transfer policies and helpful admission staff will get you one step closer to our premier academics and faculty with real-world experience.

New Students Arrive at Roosevelt

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We caught up with four students at freshman orientation and got their thoughts on starting out at Roosevelt and what they hope to accomplish.

Discover Schaumburg


Located in one of Illinois’ most dynamic areas of economic development, the Schaumburg Campus is ideal for transfer, adult and graduate students.

Roosevelt’s Online MA Education Programs Earn Top Ranking

The 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges Ranking selected Roosevelt University’s online graduate education programs as one of the region’s top online graduate programs. The College of Education at Roosevelt provides licensed and aspiring instructors the convenience to pursue a master’s degree entirely online. Online graduate education programs include: Master of Arts in Second Language Special Education, Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning, and Master of Arts in Training and Development.

This is a place where we're allowed to pursue our vision of justice in our scholarship, in our teaching and in our mentorship of our students and create a generation of leaders.

David Faris
Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair, Political Science and Public Administration, Roosevelt University
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