Roosevelt University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Roosevelt University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,345 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1945 and is one of the 81 colleges located in Chicago, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
74
Several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at Roosevelt University.

Roosevelt University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 74 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Psychology, Education, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
58%
The student retention rate at Roosevelt University is low at 58% (way below Illinois average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Roosevelt University is low - 45%.

Student to faculty ratio at Roosevelt University is pretty good -- 12:1. Learn more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,200
Average tuition pricing is very high, about $26,000 annually. The additional fees at Roosevelt University beyond tuition are around $200; this totals $26,200 a year.

Read the details about Roosevelt University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
76%
As reported in recent government data, 3,424 applications were submitted and 2,610 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Roosevelt University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,300
Roosevelt University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Roosevelt University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Roosevelt University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,000 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high -- nearly $8,300 per academic year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Roosevelt University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Roosevelt University Location and Maps



Post Address: Roosevelt University, 430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1394, USA
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