Roosevelt University: Statistics

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#1929 of 14,131 In the World
#551 of 2,597 In North America
#502 of 2,496 In the United States
#18 of 100 In Illinois
#6 of 38 In Chicago
#738 of 1,006 For Early Childhood Education

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
77%
Average SAT
1015
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$22,856 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
3,068
Graduates
1,612
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Roosevelt University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 77% 82% 73%
Applicants 5,379 1,948 3,431
Admissions 4,116 1,603 2,513
Freshmen enrolled full time 487 248 239
Freshmen enrolled part time 9 6 3

2,258 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

616 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
301 or 61%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 900
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Roosevelt University are 900-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
117 or 24%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Roosevelt University are 18-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1786 (38%)
Hispanic 1171 (25%)
Black or African American 904 (19%)
Asian 299 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 203 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 189 (4%)
Two or more races 108 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,856/year
Average aid awarded
$21,796
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $20,854
$30-48K $19,320
$48-75K $21,280
$75-110K $23,724
$110K+ $25,997

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $31,493$21,275
Tuition in-state $31,493$21,275
Tuition out-of-state $31,493$21,275
Fee in-district $330
Fee in-state $330
Fee out-of-state $330

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 763
Combined charge for room and board $14,675
Room charge $9,975
Meal charge $4,700

Roosevelt University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business & Commerce, General 71 146 5
Business Administration and Management, General 134
Psychology, General 99 7
Accounting 64 28
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 54 7
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 51 9
Biomedical Sciences, General 60
Pharmacy 52
Bilingual and Multilingual Education 48
Counseling Psychology 45
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other 42 1
Clinical Psychology 17 24
Business & Corporate Communications, General 25 11
Computer Science 28 8
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 35
Musical Theatre 35
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 34
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 17 16
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 7 23
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 25 3
Human Resources Development 28
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 26
Finance, General 22
Information Technology 21
Management Science 21
Culinary Arts & Chef Training 9 10
Industrial and Organizational Psychology 17 2
Political Science and Government, General 19
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 19
Graphic Design 18
Acting 16
Sociology, General 14 2
Elementary Education and Teaching 10 5
Medical & Clinical Assistant 15
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 11 1
Real Estate 12
Biotechnology 11
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 11
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 9 2
Organizational Leadership 11
Secondary Education and Teaching 11
Stringed Instruments 7 4
Voice and Opera 3 8
Reading Teacher Education 10
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 10
Creative Writing 9
Education, General 9
English Language and Literature, General 9
Mathematics, General 6 3
Music Management 9
Sustainability Studies 9
Directing and Theatrical Production 8
History, General 5 3
Public Administration 8
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 7
Special Education and Teaching, General 6 1
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 7
Actuarial Science 5 1
Commercial and Advertising Art 6
Dispute Resolution 6
Economics, General 5 1
Keyboard Instruments 1 5
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 6
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 5
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 5
Music, General 5
Histologic Technology & Histotechnologist 4
Urban Studies & Affairs 4
Woodwind Instruments 3 1
Biochemistry 3
Brass Instruments 2 1
Drafting and Design Technology & Technician, General 3
Education, Other 3
Information Science & Studies 3
International Relations and Affairs 3
Jazz & Jazz Studies 3
Journalism 3
Music Theory and Composition 1 2
Special Education and Teaching, Other 3
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 2
Human Services, General 2
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 2
Mass Communication & Media Studies 2
Nuclear Medical Technology & Technologist 2
Organizational Communication, General 2
Percussion Instruments 1 1
Philosophy 2
Social Sciences, General 2
African-American & Black Studies 1
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 1
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 1
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist 1
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
Music Performance, General 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Women's Studies 1
Grand Total 139 964 671 81
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 42% 38% 44%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,433
Citations
49,644

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
481 / 9,995
Psychology
346 / 9,586
Medicine
329 / 6,804
Business
181 / 5,398
Sociology
129 / 1,525
Biology
127 / 22,425
Computer Science
113 / 1,459
Economics
105 / 2,401
Chemistry
95 / 19,970
Political Science
93 / 530
Mathematics
91 / 1,958
Environmental Science
90 / 2,940
Social Psychology
87 / 3,135
Art & Design
77 / 2,767
Education Majors
77 / 1,618
Clinical Psychology
73 / 2,215
Child Psychology
58 / 1,068
Health Science
56 / 768
Demography
51 / 840
Communications and Public Relations
50 / 2,240
Math Teachers
50 / 1,373
Ecology
47 / 1,261
Physics
45 / 529
History
38 / 2,150
Psychiatry
34 / 1,116
Cognitive Science
33 / 483
Finance
30 / 1,287
Public Policy / Administration
30 / 274
Engineering
30 / 375
Development Studies
28 / 552
Creative Writing
26 / 329
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
26 / 53
Law
26 / 490
Media Studies
25 / 38
Political Economy
24 / 295
Gender Studies
23 / 386
Geography and Cartography
23 / 269
Special Education
23 / 378
Philosophy
23 / 367
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
22 / 1,306

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 124
1992 10 108
1993 14 127
1994 25 105
1995 22 144
1996 16 176
1997 18 209
1998 22 252
1999 27 272
2000 25 318
2001 19 355
2002 20 388
2003 31 496
2004 59 592
2005 31 652
2006 45 833
2007 45 1088
2008 66 1543
2009 88 1988
2010 71 2467
2011 77 2710
2012 91 3160
2013 75 3632
2014 71 3956
2015 92 3933
2016 69 3968
2017 76 3800
2018 60 3538
2019 72 3946
2020 82 4380
2021 85 4871

Roosevelt University alumni

  1. Amy Madigan

    Amy Madigan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    stage actortelevision producerfilm actortelevision actorsinger
    Biography

    Amy Marie Madigan is an American actress, producer, and singer. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1985 film Twice in a Lifetime. Her other film credits include Love Child (1982), Places in the Heart (1984), Field of Dreams (1989), Uncle Buck (1989), The Dark Half (1993), Pollock (2000), and Gone Baby Gone (2007). She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her portrayal of Sarah Weddington in the 1989 television film Roe vs. Wade.

  2. Merle Dandridge

    Merle Dandridge
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    voice actortelevision actorstage actorsingerfilm actor
    Biography

    Merle Dandridge is an American actress and singer. She is best known for performing in Broadway musicals such as Jesus Christ Superstar, Spamalot, Rent, and Once on This Island, as well as her video game roles as Alyx Vance in Half-Life 2 and Marlene in The Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II. She has had recurring role on television series such as Sons of Anarchy, The Night Shift, and The Flight Attendant, and began starring as Grace Greenleaf in the drama series Greenleaf in 2016. She will reprise her role as Marlene in the upcoming television adaptation of The Last of Us.

  3. Robert Lamm

    Robert Lamm
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    singerpianistsinger-songwritercomposer
    Biography

    Robert William Lamm is an American keyboardist, guitarist, singer and songwriter best known as a founding member of the rock band Chicago. He wrote many of the band's biggest hits, including "Questions 67 & 68", "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?", "Beginnings", "25 or 6 to 4", "Saturday in the Park", "Dialogue (Part I & II)" and "Harry Truman". Lamm is one of three founding members (alongside James Pankow and Lee Loughnane) still performing with the group.

  4. Bobby Rush

    Bobby Rush
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Enrolled in Roosevelt University
    In 1974 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    insurance brokerpriestpolitician
    Biography

    Bobby Lee Rush is an American politician, activist and pastor who is the U.S. representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district, serving in Congress for almost three decades. A civil rights activist during the 1960s, Rush co-founded the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party.

General info

Alternative names RU
Founded 1945
Motto Just Watch Me
Colors green, white, gold
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff 725
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60605-1394
United States
City population 2,746,000
Phone 3123413500
Fax +1 (312) 341 6377

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