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2018-19 Academic Year
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Tuition for 2018-19

Undergraduate Part Time, per Credit Hour
(1-11 credits per semester)
Full Time, per Academic Year
(12-18 credits per semester)
College of Arts and Sciences
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$797 $29,832
Heller College of Business
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$812 $30,411
College of Education
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$797 $29,832
Chicago College of Performing Arts
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$1,560 $37,836
Graduate
Note: In certain graduate programs, it is recommended that a maximum of nine credit hours be taken in any single semester. In some programs, no more than nine credits may be taken in any single semester. Please consult an advisor regarding your program of study.
Part Time, per Credit Hour
(1-8 credits per semester)
Full Time, per Academic Year
(9-12 credits per semester)
College of Arts and Sciences
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$897 $20,153
MFA in Creative Writing $1,189 $21,817
MA in Biomedical Science $1,217 $1,217 (per credit hour)
MA in Clinical Psychology $1,094 $20,153
Heller College of Business
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$1,049 $1,049 (per credit hour)
Hospitality and Tourism Management $903 $20,094
Human Performance Improvement $903 $20,094
Organizational Development $903 $20,094
College of Education
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$852 $18,713
Counseling $852 $18,173
Training & Development $895 $20,094
Instructional Leadership $378 N/A
Teacher Preparation Programs
(Includes graduate programs in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Middle School Education, Secondary Education and Special Education)
$852 $15,392
Online Programs
(Includes graduate programs in Reading, Teaching & Learning, Second Languages Special Education, Dual Language Teacher Leadership, and Library Information and Technology Leadership)
$415 N/A
Chicago College of Performing Arts
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$2,081 $37,836 (9-13 credit hours)
Doctoral
Note: A doctoral student is considered full-time at 6 semester hours, is eligible for a CTA Ventra U-Pass, and may be eligible for federal financial aid. The full-time tuition rate does not apply until 9 semester hours.
Part Time, per Credit Hour
(1-8 credits per semester)
Full Time, per Academic Year
9-12 credits per semester)
College of Arts & Sciences: PsyD $1,372 $24,690
College of Arts and Sciences: PhD in I/O Psychology $1,148 $20,669
College of Education $731 N/A
College of Pharmacy: PharmD
$1,500 $50,902 (9 or more credit hours)
Summer session 2018 tuition is assessed by credit hour and is not included in academic year charges with the exception of the College of Pharmacy tuition charge which does include the summer term.

Room & Meal Rates for 2018-19

Wabash Building Academic Year Contract
Single bedroom* $12,545
Double bedroom* $9,412
Triple bedroom* $8,259
Quad bedroom* $7,140
Standard meal plan $3,811
  * meal plan required  
University Center
(Different and possibly higher rates will apply for alternate room configurations and premium floors. Twelve month contracts are also available. Go to Room Rates for more information.)
Academic Year Contract
Single bedroom in 4 bedroom apartment ("Quad 4-bedroom Apt") $13,685
Double bedroom in 2 bedroom apartment ("Quad 2-bedroom Apt") $11,191
Double bedroom in 1 bedroom suite ("Double Deluxe")* $10,618
Double bedroom in 2 bedroom suite ("Quad Semi-Suite")* $9,349
Basic meal plan $3,059
  * meal plan required  

Fees (non-refundable) for 2018-19

Application Fees
Undergraduate $25
Graduate $40
Performing Arts $100
Fees per semester
Undergraduate General Fee (For full-time undergraduate students [except those in Performing Arts], the General Fee is included in tuition.) $125
Graduate General Fee $150
Student Activity Fee (For full-time undergraduate students, the Student Activity Fee is included in tuition. Non-degree/at large enrollees and those enrolled in fully online programs are exempt from the Student Activity Fee.) $25
CTA Ventra U-Pass (Non-refundable fee applied to all full-time Chicago Campus students regardless of usage. The amount of the fee is subject to change by the Chicago Transit Authority and Ventra.) $153
New degree seeking first-year, transfer, part time & full time Chicago undergraduates (excluding CCPA, fully online students, international students, and re-admitted students) are charged a one-time new student orientation fee.
All students living in university housing, all PharmD students, and all international students are required to have health insurance: either the Roosevelt University sponsored plan or equivalent coverage.  Students required to have insurance are charged for the Roosevelt plan.  Students with sufficient personal coverage may waive the Roosevelt plan by the advertised deadline. Go to Student Health Insurance, Immunization & Medical Resources for more information.

Deposits for 2018-19

Admission (except Chicago College of Performing Arts and College of Pharmacy) – Non-refundable once the intended start term has begun. Read about admitted students' admission deposit. $200
Admission (Chicago College of Performing Arts) – Non-refundable $500
Admission (College of Pharmacy) – Non-refundable $1000
Housing – Refundable if the housing contract is cancelled within 10 business days from signing the housing contract. Read about housing contract cancellations. $250