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Roosevelt University

Roosevelt University

Chicago , United States
Chicago , United States
University Facts
ChicagoUnited States
About University
Roosevelt University
Roosevelt University


  • Founded in 1945 as the Roosevelt College of Chicago
  • Named after former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Became Roosevelt University in 1995
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
  • Notable achievements:
    • Ranked among the top 100 Midwest Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report
    • Recognized for its commitment to diversity and inclusion
    • Recipient of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Student Life:

  • Extracurricular Activities:

    • Over 100 student clubs and organizations
    • Student government
    • Greek life
    • Cultural and social events
  • Clubs:

    • Academic clubs (e.g., History Club, Psychology Club)
    • Cultural clubs (e.g., Asian Student Union, Black Student Union)
    • Special interest clubs (e.g., Anime Club, Gaming Club)
  • Sports Teams:

    • NCAA Division II athletics
    • Men's and women's basketball, cross country, soccer, tennis, volleyball
  • Student Support Services:

    • Academic advising
    • Career counseling
    • Counseling and psychological services
    • Disability services
    • Health services
  • Campus Facilities:

    • Library
    • Student center
    • Fitness center
    • Residence halls


  • Academic Resources:

    • Library with over 300,000 volumes
    • Writing center
    • Math lab
    • Science labs
  • Faculty:

    • Over 500 full-time and part-time faculty
    • Many faculty members are active researchers and scholars
  • Teaching Methodologies:

    • Emphasis on experiential learning
    • Small class sizes
    • Hands-on projects
  • Academic Support Services:

    • Tutoring
    • Supplemental instruction
    • Academic coaching
  • Unique Academic Programs or Initiatives:

    • Roosevelt Advantage Program: Provides academic support and scholarships to first-generation college students
    • Honors Program: Offers advanced coursework and research opportunities
    • Study abroad programs

Top Reasons to Study Here:


    Ranked among the top 100 Midwest Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report


    Committed to diversity and inclusion, with a student body representing over 100 countries

    Specialized Facilities:

    State-of-the-art science labs, fitness center, and residence halls

    Industry Connections:

    Partnerships with local businesses and organizations provide internship and career opportunities

    Notable Alumni:

    Includes politicians, business leaders, and artists, such as Rahm Emanuel, Richard M. Daley, and John Cusack


  • Counseling:

    • Counseling and psychological services
    • Career counseling
  • Health:

    • Health services
    • Wellness programs
  • Housing:

    • On-campus residence halls
    • Off-campus housing assistance
  • Library Resources:

    • Library with over 300,000 volumes
    • Access to online databases and resources
  • Technology Support:

    • IT help desk
    • Computer labs
  • Career Development:

    • Career counseling
    • Internship and job placement assistance
    • Alumni networking
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