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Tuition & Fees

2017-18 Academic Year
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Full-Time Tuition for 2017-18

Undergraduate (12-18 credits per semester) per Academic Year
College of Arts and Sciences $28,963
Criminal Justice(1) $28,963
Sustainability Studies(1) $28,963
Interdisciplinary Studies(1) $28,963
Paralegal Studies(1) $28,963
Heller College of Business $29,525
Hospitality and Tourism Management(1) $28,963
Organizational Communication(1) $28,963
Organizational Leadership(1) $28,963
College of Education $28,963
Chicago College of Performing Arts $36,734
Graduate (9-12 credits per semester) 2 per Academic Year
College of Arts and Sciences $19,566
MFA in Creative Writing $21,181
MA in Biomedical Sciences students (9-14 credits) $30,704
Heller College of Business $22,660
Hospitality and Tourism Management(1) $19,509
Human Performance Improvement(1) $19,509
Organizational Development(1) $19,509
College of Education $18,168
Training & Development(1) $19,509
New Deal Teacher Academy Programs(3) $14,943
Chicago College of Performing Arts (9-13 credits) $36,734
Doctoral (9-12 credits per semester) 2 per Academic Year
College of Arts and Sciences: PsyD $23,971
College of Arts and Sciences: PhD in I/O Psychology $20,067
College of Pharmacy: PharmD $49,904
and pharmacy technology fee $900

Part-Time Tuition for 2017-18

Undergraduate (1-11 credits per semester) per Credit Hour
College of Arts and Sciences $781
Criminal Justice(1) $781
Sustainability Studies(1) $781
Interdisciplinary Studies(1) $781
Paralegal Studies(1) $781
Heller College of Business $796
Hospitality and Tourism Management(1) $781
Organizational Communication(1) $781
Organizational Leadership(1) $781
College of Education $781
Chicago College of Performing Arts $1,530
Graduate (1-8 credits per semester) 2 per Credit Hour
College of Arts and Sciences $880
MA in Clinical Psychology $1,073
MFA in Creative Writing $1,166
MA in Biomedical Sciences
$1,706
Heller College of Business $1,019
Hospitality and Tourism Management(1) $877
Human Performance Improvement(1) $877
Organizational Development(1) $877
College of Education $835
Training & Development(1) $877
Instructional Leadership
$371
Online Programs(4) $407
Chicago College of Performing Arts $2,040
Doctoral (1-8 credits per semester)5 per Credit Hour
College of Arts and Sciences: Psy D $1,332
College of Education: EdD $710
College of Pharmacy: Pharm D $1,471
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 2017-18

Wabash Building 6 Academic Year Contract
Single bedroom* $12,299
Double bedroom* $9,227
Triple bedroom* $8,097
Standard meal plan $3,700
  * meal plan required  
University Center 6 Academic Year Contract
Single bedroom in 4 bedroom apartment ("Quad 4-bedroom Apt") $13,200
Double bedroom in 2 bedroom apartment ("Quad 2-bedroom Apt") $10,794
Double bedroom in 1 bedroom suite ("Double Deluxe")* $10,242
Double bedroom in 2 bedroom suite ("Quad Semi-Suite")* $9,018
Basic meal plan $2,964
  * meal plan required  
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.

Fees (non-refundable) for 2017-18

Application Fees
Undergraduate $25
Graduate $40
International $25
Performing Arts $100
Fees per semester
Undergraduate General Fee 7 $125
Graduate General Fee $150
Student Activity Fee 8 $25
CTA Ventra U-Pass 9 $138
New degree seeking first-year, transfer, part time & full time Chicago undergraduates are charged a one-time new student orientation fee.10

Deposits for 2017-18

Admission (except Chicago College of Performing Arts)11 $200
Admission (Chicago College of Performing Arts) – non-refundable $500
Housing12 $250

1. Programs that were previously under the Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies.

2. 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.

3. Includes graduate programs in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education and Special Education.

4. Includes graduate programs in Reading, Teaching & Learning, Secondary Language Special Education and Dual Language Teacher Leadership.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. For full-time undergraduate students (except those in Performing Arts), the General and Activity Fees are included in tuition.

8. Non-degree/at large enrollees and those enrolled in fully online programs are exempt from the Student Activity Fee.

9. 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.

10. Excludes CCPA, fully online students, international students, and re-admitted students.

11. Non-refundable once the intended start term has begun.  Read about admitted students' admission deposit.

12. Refundable if the housing contract is cancelled in writing by July 15th.  Read about housing contract cancellations.