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Academic and Artistic Excellence

We are a dynamic education community that encourages everyone to grow academically and creatively, in their own singular and sometimes surprising ways. Framed by our call to social justice, our respected curricula and accomplished faculty work in concert to bring out the best in our students and community.

Counting on the Future

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Roosevelt’s acclaimed actuarial science program is one of the best of its kind in Illinois for this in-demand business profession.

We Earn Starring Roles

Damon Gillespie

Our Music and Theatre conservatories are filled with multi-talented performers, mastering their craft for performance on camera or on stage. Former Theatre Conservatory student Damon Gillespie is set to star in NBC's upcoming drama series Rise, and is one of many who will one day make their on-screen debut.

We Save Lives

Edward Oldfield

Winner of Roosevelt's College of Pharmacy Enlightenment Award in 2017, Edward Oldfield embodies the college's mission of producing competent, committed and compassionate pharmacists. Read how Oldfield saved lives during his clinical rotations at a local hospital.

Roosevelt’s Online MA Education Programs Earn Top Ranking

The 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges Ranking selected Roosevelt University’s online graduate education programs as one of the region’s top online graduate programs. The College of Education at Roosevelt provides licensed and aspiring instructors the convenience to pursue a master’s degree entirely online. Online graduate education programs include: Master of Arts in Second Language Special Education, Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning, and Master of Arts in Training and Development.

Life is Good

Jonas Falk and Justin Rolls

Two former Roosevelt hospitality students have turned their classroom experiences into a thriving business aimed at helping schoolchildren eat better.

Teaching Teachers

Jin Ah Kim

Jin-Ah Kim came to the U.S. with the intention of improving education in her homeland of South Korea. Today, she is making a difference in her new home by training tomorrow's teachers. 

David Faris

This is a place where we're allowed to pursue our vision of justice in our scholarship, in our teaching and in our mentorship of our students and create a generation of leaders.

David Faris
Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair, Political Science and Public Administration, Roosevelt University
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