Roosevelt University - Chicago and Schaumburg

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.
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Roosevelt History Program Selected for Mellon Foundation Grant

Roosevelt University’s history program was selected by the American Historical Association and the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education for a program, titled History Gateways, that focuses on “evaluation and substantial revision of introductory college-level history courses to better serve students from all backgrounds and align more effectively with the future needs of a complex society.”

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

Five Faculty Members Awarded for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service

2018 Roosevelt Faculty Award recipients

Premiering during the 2017–18 academic year, the Roosevelt Teaching Awards sought to honor deserving faculty members in three different categories: Innovative Course Design, Research, and Service. 

Featured Upcoming Events

Wed, Oct 17, 2018
430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, Sullivan Room AUD 220
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Thu, Oct 18, 2018
430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, 2nd Floor Sullivan Room
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Wed, Oct 24, 2018
430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, Sullivan Room AUD 220
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Graduate Programs Fair, October 16

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.

Introducing new Board of Trustees member Tom Gladden

New Roosevelt Board of Trustee member Tom Gladden

The Roosevelt Board of Trustees’ most recent addition, Tom Gladden, spoke with Roosevelt University about his professional experience and how he hopes to advance the mission of its Board of Trustees.

Watch now: American Dream Reconsidered 2018

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Missed the 2018 American Dream Reconsidered Conference? Don't miss out on this — videos from our panels are live! 

Roosevelt Students Honored at McNair Scholar Conference

McNair Scholars 2018

Roosevelt's inaugural cohort of McNair Scholars presented their research and were honored at the McNair Scholar Conference held in Buffalo, New York.