Roosevelt University Illinois
Roosevelt University has a rich history and progressive curricula
featuring 116 degree programs, and are committed to the highest standards of academic
excellence. This metropolitan University has two distinct campuses located in downtown
Chicago and suburban Schaumburg, Illinois. Their exceptional faculty and dedicated staff
takes pride in pushing Roosevelt’s remarkably diverse students to the limits of
achievement, inspiring the transformation of lives and communities through their
Roosevelt University offers an education that fits your life, putting
your career goals within reach. Their mix of applied study, leadership development, and
professional outreach equips graduates with the practical skills needed in today’s
competitive job market. Chicago is home to several Fortune 500 companies, and there are
many internship and career opportunities available to Roosevelt
Why choose Roosevelt University?
Studying in Downtown Chicago
Chicago is the 3rd largest city in the USA after New York and Los Angeles and students
receive their US Degree on Michigan Avenue – few blocks away from the famous Magnificent
Mile. Forbes has ranked Chicago as one of the top 15 coolest cities in America due to
its vibrant culture including abundant outlets for music, sports, museums, nightlife,
shopping and food.
The Wabash building, the 2nd tallest University building in the country and the 6th
tallest in the world is a 32-story academic building with classrooms, laboratories,
offices, student residence rooms, a dining hall, fitness facilities, and student
services all under one roof. The vertical campus means you can live, study, and explore
the city from the same place.
Student to Faculty Ratio
12:1 student-faculty ratio, small classes – average undergraduate class size is 20;
average graduate class size is 18. More than 50% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
This provides students the freedom to have a one-on-one interaction with the
Commitment to Social Justice & Equality
Named in honor of Franklin D. Roosevelt – the beloved 32nd president of the United States
who championed human rights, equality and democracy, the Roosevelt University shapes
diverse, well-rounded, community-minded degree graduates, driven to be socially
conscious and progressive leaders.
Great opportunities to intern and network with leading businesses as Chicago is
an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, telecommunications, and
transportation. Home to 7 and surrounded by 22 Fortune 500 Businesses in the Chicago
metropolitan area including Boeing, Motorola, Abbott Laboratories, Exelon, Allstate,
McDonalds, and Kraft Foods to name a few.
Some of the Programs Offered
College of Arts and Sciences:
- Biotechnology and Chemical Science, MS
- Clinical Psychology (Counseling Practice), MA
- Computer Science, MS
- Economics, MA
- Public Administration, MPA
Walter E. Heller College of Business
- Accounting, MSA
- Business Administration, MBA
- Human Resource Management, MSHRM
- Real Estate, MSRE
College of Education
- Early Childhood Education, MA
- School Counseling, MA
- Special Education, MA with LBS1 Approval
- Teacher Leadership, MA
Chicago College of Performing Arts
- Music Performance – Classical Guitar, Piano, MM
- Performing Arts Administration, MA
- Professional Diploma in Orchestral Studies
- Theatre Directing, Fast Track MA
College of Pharmacy
Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies
- Hospitality and Tourism Management, MSHTM
- Training and Development, MATD
- Organization Development, MAOD
- Get Out – Sometimes it’s time to put down your books, close your
laptop and have fun in one of the world’s most vibrant and trendy cities. Get out.
Make friends. Enjoy yourself. Whatever your passion is, you can pursue it here.
There’s always something going on, off and on campus. Intramural sports. Cultural
celebrations. Midnight Lake Michigan boat cruises. The Annual Leadership Summit. Or
grab your comfy shoes and your (discounted!) transit pass to check out a museum or
one of our beloved professional sports teams.
- Get Involved – 60+ student groups on campus include: sororities,
fraternities and honor society chapters, Student Government Association, Black
Student Union, choral group, radio station, dance group, student newspaper, Asian
Student Alliance, Association of Latin American Students, Roosevelt International
Student Association, and many more.