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Undergraduate Admission Requirements

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With over 70 majors offered to students, there is something for everyone. Areas of study include arts and sciences, business, education, performing arts, professional studies. Undergraduate programs are designed with three unique student populations in mind: freshman, transfer, and adult.

Explore the admission process by selecting the category which best describes you.

Freshman Student Admission Requirements

An individual currently attending or who has completed a high school degree or its equivalent. These individuals may have completed fewer than 15 transferrable college credit hours.

  • Complete the online application
  • Submit official transcripts from all previously attended academic institutions (high school, GED, community college, college, or university). Coursework completed outside the U.S. requires a Foreign Credential Evaluation to be submitted.
  • English Language Proficiency: All international students and individuals who completed a degree program outside the United States are required to meet this requirement.
  • Submit official ACT or SAT scores. The respective testing codes are as follows:
    • ACT school code: 1124
    • SAT school code: 1666

Though not initially required, a personal statement, essay, or letters of recommendation may be requested after initial review of your application.

Please see material submission instructions below.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

An individual who has completed a high school degree or its equivalent and has completed 15 or more transferable college credit hours.

  • Complete the online application
  • Submit official transcripts from all previously attended academic institutions (high school, GED, community college, college, or university). Coursework completed outside the U.S. requires a Foreign Credential Evaluation to be submitted.
  • English Language Proficiency: All international students and individuals who completed a degree program outside the United States are required to meet this requirement.
Though not initially required, a personal statement, essay, or letters of recommendation may be requested after initial review of your application.

Please see material submission instructions below.

Adult Student Admission Requirements

An individual who is pursuing one of Roosevelt’s adult-focused bachelor’s degree programs within the College of Professional Studies. These programs are intended for individuals 22 years of age and older. 

  • Complete the online application
  • Submit official transcripts from all previously attended academic institutions (high school, GED, community college, college, or university). Coursework completed outside the U.S. requires a Foreign Credential Evaluation to be submitted.
  • English Language Proficiency: All international students and individuals who completed a degree program outside the United States are required to meet this requirement.

Though not initially required, a personal statement, essay, or letters of recommendation may be requested after initial review of your application.

Please see material submission instructions below.

Non-Degree, Students-at-Large

A student-at-large is a student who meets a program's admission requirements and wishes to pursue a limited course of study, rather than a bachelor's degree. Enrollment as a student-at-large is dependent upon the approval of the academic program.

Complete the Student-At-Large application to begin the admission process and return to the Office of the Registrar.

Readmission

Undergraduate students who have not enrolled for three consecutive semesters (excluding the summer) must submit a Readmission Application to the Office of the Admission.

The Office of Admission will manage the readmission process in partnership with the advising office. When program requirements have changed, requirements in effect at the time of readmission apply. If a student was previously placed on academic probation or suspended, additional action will be required.

How to Submit Your Admission Documents

Submit all application materials to:

Roosevelt University
Office of Admission Processing
1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
Schaumburg, IL 60173
OR
admissionforms@roosevelt.edu