Roosevelt University

430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, United States
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Overview of Roosevelt University

About this school

Roosevelt, founded in 1945, is a private university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Continuing Education, and Education and the Chicago Musical College. Its two campuses are located in downtown Chicago and Schaumburg.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,514
    • Men:924 (36.8%)
    • Women:1,590 (63.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Roosevelt University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
3
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
August 15
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
August 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
430 South Michigan Avenue
City, State, Zip
Chicago, IL  60605
Phone
(312) 341-2101
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 15
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Audition for music and theater programs required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
70% of 4,018 applicants were admitted
Women
69% of 2,684 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 1,334 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
496 (18%) of 2,793 admitted students enrolled
Women
311 (17%) of 1,840 admitted students enrolled
Men
185 (19%) of 953 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.37
375 And Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
27%
2.00 - 2.49
13%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
462 average |410-510 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
0%
• Score 500 - 600
45%
• Score 400 - 500
33%
• Score 300 - 400
22%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
462 average |440-510 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
0%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
33%
• Score 300 - 400
17%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
33%
• Score 18 - 23
61%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,832 (59.95779318661441%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,223 (26.57622349512612%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.411817907747965%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $5,500 (11.054165410511507%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Roosevelt University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001749
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
588 (98.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
518 (88.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
508 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
80 (15.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$24,000
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 480 (94.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,000
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 350 (68.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 450 (88.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
80 (13.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,000

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,812 (96.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,397 (85.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,325 (97.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
169 (7.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$22,318
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,175 (93.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,000
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,864 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,090 (89.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
500 (17.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,000

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


238

Part-Time Faculty


384

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


34%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
238,298

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
646
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Roosevelt University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


64.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


29.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


38.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


41.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (57)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Actuarial Science
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Journalism, Other
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, Other
  • Musical Theatre
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Stringed Instruments
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Voice and Opera

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Master of Science in Telecommunications, Master of Music, Master of Science in Human Resource Management, Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications, Master of Science in International Business, Master of Science in Journalism, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Computers

Master's Programs of Study (45)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Economics
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Science
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International Business
  • Journalism
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Organizational Management
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Real Estate
  • Secondary Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Telecommunications
  • Theater
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


2,714,856

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Chicago

Weather


Temperature
12.9 average low in January, 79.6 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
Nearest Bus Station
Chicago
Nearest Train Station
Chicago

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


20% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


76%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Roosevelt University offers radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, speed programming board, student government association, roosevelt black student union, alpha phi omega co-ed service fraternity, alpha gamma delta sorority inc

Sororities


2% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,115

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,514
Women
1,590
Men
924

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 6.0% Asian
  • 17.6% Black/African-American
  • 26.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 45.4% White
  • 1.3% Unknown

International Students


3.7% from 44 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


1,943

Student Resources

Study resources