Invest in Your Future


Roosevelt University is committed to making education accessible to all. Your college education is an important investment. Beginning Fall 2021, you may be eligible to receive a full tuition and fees offer if your GPA, major and financial need qualify. Awards are a combination of Roosevelt merit scholarships and university, federal and state aid. Learn more below.

* On average aid for new undergraduate students in Fall 2021, excluding students from the Chicago College of Performing Arts


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Merit Scholarship

Based on your grade point average, you could be eligible for up to $10,000 in merit scholarships.

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Roosevelt Grant

The University awards grants based on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) calculated in your FAFSA form. The EFC is an index that indicates a family's level of need. 

Roosevelt also offers grants for undocumented students and other underrepresented groups.

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Pell Grant

The federal government distributes Pell Grant funds to students with the greatest financial need, based on your EFC.

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MAP Grant

The Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP) provides additional aid to state residents, based on your EFC. Complete the FAFSA at as soon as possible to be considered for this time-sensitive program.

* On average aid for new undergraduate students in Fall 2021, excluding students from the
Chicago College of Performing Arts
+ Students that are IL residents

Student Employment

500+ work-study jobs a year

Through the Office of Career Development, you can apply for jobs to earn money and gain professional experience.


Loans are borrowed from either the government or a private entity to finance expenses directly related to the cost of your education. This money must be repaid and is subject to the terms and conditions outlined by the lender.

Carefully consider all financial aid options before borrowing.

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Federal Direct Subsidized Loans

The government pays the interest accrued on subsidized loans while you are enrolled in school.

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Direct Unsubsidized Loans

You are responsible for the interest owed on unsubsidized loans while enrolled.

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PLUS Loans

For qualified parents of dependent undergraduate students. Additional loan options are available to non-qualifying parents and students.

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Private Loans

Consider all federal loan options before third-party private loans.

Tuition for 2022-23