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Timuel Black speaks at DuSable High School. Image courtesy Chicago Tribune

Roosevelt Alum, Civil Rights Icon

At 100 years old, Timuel Black has spent decades advocating for civil rights, equality and social justice. We celebrate Black’s contributions to his community and for proudly carrying on Roosevelt’s legacy.

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

Admitted Student Day

Admitted Student Day 2019

Saturday, March 30 | 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Are you a newly admitted undergraduate student? Join us for Admitted Student Day on our downtown Chicago campus and discover why Roosevelt University is the place for you.

Featured Upcoming Events

Thu, Feb 21, 2019
Sullivan Room
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Mon, Feb 25, 2019
WB 317
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tue, Feb 26, 2019
Wabash Building, WB 418
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Graduate Programs Fair, February 19, 2019

Graduate Program Fair

Jump start your career with Roosevelt and put your career goals within reach. Join us at our Graduate Programs Fair to learn about our academic offerings, speak with faculty and staff, and explore financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

Roosevelt University Faculty Political Experts Available for Media

Image of a polling place sign

As Chicago's mayoral elections approach, members of the Roosevelt University faculty are available to speak on a variety of timely topics related to the election and the political environment in general.

The Earlier, the Better: Fill out your FAFSA!

fill out your fafsa--the earlier the better!

Applying for financial aid can be complicated, but don’t worry — the Office of Financial Aid Services is here to help!

Leading a Movement

Jazmine-Marie Cruz

Our students don't just excel in the classroom, but in their commitment to social justice. Take freshman Jazmine-Marie Cruz, who organized Chicago's 2019 Young Women's March Rally in Federal Plaza on Jan. 19.