Roosevelt University Overview
Roosevelt University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Chicago, Illinois. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Roosevelt University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Roosevelt.
- In 2017-2018, 35% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Roosevelt bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,600 a year. That's about 7% more than their peers at other schools.
Roosevelt University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Roosevelt.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Roosevelt has earned from around the web.
|#3||Highest Paid Legal Support Services Graduates||College Factual|
|#94||Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#105||Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates||College Factual|
|#113||Best Business, Management & Marketing Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is Roosevelt University?
Contact details for Roosevelt are given below.
|Address:||430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1394|
How Do I Get Into Roosevelt?
You can apply to Roosevelt online at: www.roosevelt.edu/Admission/Apply.aspx
Admission Requirements for Roosevelt
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Roosevelt?
Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.
Average Test Scores
About 3% of students accepted to Roosevelt submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 450 and 508. Math scores were between 410 and 510.
Can I Afford Roosevelt University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Roosevelt, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $7,875 a year. That adds up to $31,500 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Roosevelt is 6.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Roosevelt University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,690 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,965 full-time undergraduates at Roosevelt, 33% are male and 67% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Roosevelt University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||255|
|Hispanic or Latino||526|
Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Roosevelt University. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 72 countries are represented at Roosevelt. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Taiwan.
Online Learning at Roosevelt University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Roosevelt has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 36th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Roosevelt
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Roosevelt University was -1.9%. This is the #2,323 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Roosevelt regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Roosevelt majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||47%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||10%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Roosevelt ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Roosevelt.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Arts & Media Management||#14|
|Communication & Media Studies||#105|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#112|
|Human Resource Management||#149|
|Communication & Journalism||#158|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#206|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#227|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#290|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#427|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#484|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Roosevelt University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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