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Dick Durbin at news conference

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin Holds Press Conference at Roosevelt

Roosevelt was honored to host U.S. Senator Dick Durbin on Wednesday, Oct. 11, as he held a press conference calling for universal background checks on all gun sales.

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

Junior & Senior Visit Day, Oct. 21

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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

Sat, Oct 21, 2017
425 S Wabash Ave Chicago, IL 60605
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Thu, Nov 2, 2017
AUD 244
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Thu, Nov 9, 2017
Schaumburg Campus
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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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.