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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.

We RU"I have had incredibly invested professors that have inspired and motivated me in ways that will benefit me for the rest of my life. It is without a doubt... classes here are unmatched anywhere because of my professors."

Asmah - Political Science, BA '16

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

53% of classes have less than 20 students

The Many Faces of Roosevelt


Who are we? We are more than just faces in a crowd. We stand out as unique undergraduate and graduate students, educators, administrators, leaders and thinkers, all committed to academic, creative and service excellence. We RU.

Featured Upcoming Events

Thu, Mar 30, 2017
Auditorium Theatre
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tue, Apr 4, 2017
WB 416, WB 427, WB 418
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Thu, Apr 20, 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.

Summer at Roosevelt

Learn more about summer at Roosevelt

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.

Discover Our Schaumburg Campus


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

Inclusion Has No Borders

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In light of changing federal policies on immigration and other issues, Roosevelt’s new Outreach, Advocacy, Social Justice, Information and Safety (OASIS) Committee has launched the Safe Space Campaign “Inclusion Has No Borders," reaffirming the University’s values of social justice and inclusion.

“The education system that Roosevelt has here just fuels me with energy, it just keeps me going. I want my name, Samawi Al Helli, to be marked on something good in this country.”

Samawi Al Helli - MBA '14, Computer Science MS '17
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