Roosevelt University Rankings

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In the World#2015 of 14178
In North America#618 of 2629
In the United States#566 of 2528
In Illinois#20 of 100
In Chicago#8 of 38

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
67%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$24,036 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
2,381
Graduates
1,690
Male:Female Ratio
32:68
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Roosevelt University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%70%66%
Applicants4,9661,5683,398
Admissions3,3421,1042,238
Freshmen enrolled full time302110192
Freshmen enrolled part time312

1,415 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

377 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
201 or 66%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1010
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Roosevelt University are 1010-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
101 or 33%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Roosevelt University are 21-27 (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

White1742 (43%)
Hispanic845 (21%)
Black or African American632 (16%)
Asian303 (7%)
Nonresident Alien261 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown137 (3%)
Two or more races128 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,036/year
Average aid awarded
$21,421
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$20,398
$30-48K$20,330
$48-75K$21,870
$75-110K$23,695
$110K+$29,086

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$30,876$20,858
Tuition in-state$30,876$20,858
Tuition out-of-state$30,876$20,858
Fee in-district$313
Fee in-state$313
Fee out-of-state$313

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity763
Combined charge for room and board$13,223
Room charge$9,412
Meal charge$3,811

Roosevelt University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Psychology, General99
Business Administration and Management, General95
Pharmacy64
Accounting2832
Biology & Biological Sciences, General528
Biomedical Sciences, General59
Business & Corporate Communications2922
Hospitality Administration & Management, General4010
Clinical Psychology2419
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General1527
Counseling Psychology42
Management Science40
Computer Science1220
Educational Leadership and Administration, General206
Human Resources Development26
Industrial and Organizational Psychology222
Musical Theatre23
Marketing & Marketing Management, General23
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies22
Bilingual and Multilingual Education21
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor21
Organizational Leadership1010
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General20
Public Administration1010
Voice and Opera316
Finance, General19
Sociology143
Real Estate17
Reading Teacher Education16
Legal Assistant & Paralegal15
Stringed Instruments68
Elementary Education and Teaching77
Secondary Education and Teaching14
Political Science and Government, General13
Sustainability Studies13
History, General75
Economics, General75
Directing and Theatrical Production12
Education, General11
Mathematics, General46
English Language and Literature, General10
International Relations and Affairs9
Keyboard Instruments35
Biotechnology7
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services7
Music Theory and Composition6
Actuarial Science51
Early Childhood Education and Teaching6
Journalism51
Music Performance, General6
Special Education and Teaching, General41
Dispute Resolution5
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth5
Biochemistry4
Philosophy4
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist4
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies3
Office Management and Supervision3
Acting3
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer3
Histologic Technology & Histotechnologist3
Brass Instruments3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other3
Jazz & Jazz Studies3
Woodwind Instruments12
Music Management3
Social Sciences, General2
Business & Commerce, General2
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies2
Special Education and Teaching, Other2
Creative Writing2
Music, General1
Organizational Communication, General1
Percussion Instruments1
Music Teacher Education1
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist1
Chemistry, General1
Grand Total62963591
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%40%41%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,667
Citations
49,338

Publication count by topic

Psychology
386
Chemistry
160
Medicine
153
Sociology
151
Political science
112
Biology
105
Economics
101
Computer science
83
Mathematics
72
Business
63
History
51
Art
38
Philosophy
33
Geography
27
Engineering
26
Physics
19
Environmental science
10
Materials science
7
Geology
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History2141,879
Philosophy668323
Psychology101511,517
Sociology11161,556
Economics11312,648
Political science1218605
Biology132316,721
Geography1700612
Chemistry19256,470
Business2084572
Art21628
Environmental science2228655
Geology2237218
Computer science24021,493
Medicine25531,685
Mathematics3013469
Physics392353
Engineering438546
Materials science537711

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990488
19913119
19921099
199312117
19942394
199519118
199613154
199716148
199823217
199924246
200022270
200116322
200223378
200328455
200454581
200535646
200645911
2007401132
2008661559
2009821960
2010682390
2011752696
2012803230
2013723589
2014683885
2015913802
2016633683
2017743455
2018592969
2019783373
2020803491

General info

Alternative namesRU
Founded1945
WikipediaRoosevelt University
MottoJust Watch Me
Colorsgreen, white, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff712
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address430 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60605-1394
United States
City population2,722,000
Phone3123413500
Fax+1 (312) 341 6377

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