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Estrella Medina

Graduating Student Spotlight: Estrella Medina

Estrella Medina's dream is to not only attend law school, but to give her family legal status in America. After overcoming immense pressure from U.S. immigration authorities, Medina graduates Dec. 15 with a paralegal studies degree and the great opportunity to provide a better future for herself and her family.

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

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Featured Upcoming Events

Wed, Dec 20, 2017
Virtual Information Session,
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Sat, Jan 20, 2018
Goodman Center
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Tue, Feb 6, 2018
Roosevelt University, 425 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Commencement Speaker

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Lonnie Bunch III, a leading voice and scholar on African American issues and history, will deliver Roosevelt University’s Dec. 15 Commencement address and receive an honorary degree.

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.

Don't undercut America's competitive advantage: its universities

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President Ali Malekzadeh believes that policies cutting federal and state funding to universities will do lasting harm to our nation's prosperity. Read more in his Crain's Chicago Business op-ed.