For a comprehensive list of international admission requirements, please visit the page which best describes the program to which you are applying.
Roosevelt accepts international students each Fall and Spring semester, except when applying to the College of Pharmacy.
|Start-Term||Students Applying from Overseas||Students Applying within U.S. or Canada|
|Fall Semester (non-CCPA and non-Pharmacy)||June 1||August 1|
|Spring Semester (non-CCPA and non-Pharmacy)||September 15||November 15|
|Chicago College of Performing Arts (Fall Semester Only)||January 15||January 15|
|College of Pharmacy (Summer Semester Only)||December 31||December 31|
All individuals who have completed an education outside the United States are required to meet the University's English Language Proficiency Requirement
All students who have completed coursework outside the United States are required to submit a Foreign Credential Evaluation.
International students who wish to study as an F-1 Student must submit the following additional documents in order to receive a form I-20:
Up-to-date tuition and fees information can be found on our website.
All other living expenses (housing, books, supplies, insurance, personal items) are estimated at $17,000 per year. Please contact the Office of International Programs for exact costs.
If the student will have a financial sponsor, the student's sponsor should complete the Affidavit of Support and submit it with an official bank statement.
If you have received a scholarship, you may use this to show part of your funding. To learn more about Roosevelt scholarship opportunities, please visit our scholarship page.
If you are not a U.S. Citizen, nor a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder), you are considered to be an international student. International students are considered to be non-immigrants and non-permanent resident. Therefore, international students are not eligible for U.S. Federal or State financial aid.
International students and students with academic credentials from institutions outside of the United States must meet the same College of Pharmacy admission requirements as students who have completed their pre-pharmacy coursework at a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.
If you are an international applicant who wishes to study and obtain a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from Roosevelt University, depending on your visa status you may have to submit additional documentation.
If you are already in the U.S. on an F-1 or J-1 student visa status at another institution, please submit:
If you are outside the U.S. and need to obtain a Form I-20 in order to apply for a F-1 visa, please submit:
After your application is approved, you will be granted admission and receive a Form I-20. With your letter of admission and Form I-20, you will be able to apply for an F-1 student visa at the American Embassy or Consulate in order to enter the U.S. to study at Roosevelt University.
If you are already in the U.S. on any other kind of visa types, except F-1 and J-1, please submit:
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