Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,585
Graduate Enrollment: 1,471
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 92.29%

Male/Female: 34% / 66% (2017)

First generation college students: 36.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 4.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.9% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,030
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 860 - 1120

2022 Median Admit ACT: 24
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 27

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 74.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 55.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 41.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 32.9% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 35.1%
Black: 18.9%
Hispanic: 32.5%
Asian: 4.2%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.3%
Non-resident alien: 2.5%
Unknown race: 3.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $45,697
In-State tuition: $31,493
Out-of-State tuition: $31,493

Estimated books and supplies: $1,200 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,675 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,400 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,600 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,400 (2022)

Average Family Income: $64,705 (2017)
Median Family Income: $33,434 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 47.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 56.3%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $22,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $233 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $22,879
$30k-48k $22,005
$48k-75k $24,526
$75k-110k $25,286
$110k+ $27,192

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 30%
6-year graduation rate: 40%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $22,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $14,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 53.0% (2015)
@3 year 57.3% (2017)
@5 year 67.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 32.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 36.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $39,256 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $46,346 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Legal Support Services. 15 $49,796 ($4,150)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 10 $36,897 ($3,075)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 3 $67,732 ($5,644)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 52 $26,000 $265 $32,314 ($2,693) $52,173 ($4,348)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 67 $404 $29,934 ($2,495)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 4
Master's Degree Biotechnology. 7 $71,767 ($5,981)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 4
Master's Degree Mathematics. 6
Master's Degree Dispute Resolution. 5
Bachelor's Degree Sustainability Studies. 14
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 102 $26,000 $231 $30,709 ($2,559) $41,062 ($3,422)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 88 $630 $44,836 ($3,736) $54,024 ($4,502)
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 21 $671 $45,736 ($3,811) $53,073 ($4,423)
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 64
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 13 $28,600 $286 $39,914 ($3,326) $47,729 ($3,977)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 105 $385 $56,298 ($4,692) $77,449 ($6,454)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 28 $26,667 $268 $47,206 ($3,934) $64,237 ($5,353)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 32 $465 $68,785 ($5,732) $76,698 ($6,392)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Corporate Communications. 30 $19,500 $164 $39,193 ($3,266) $48,938 ($4,078)
Master's Degree Business/Corporate Communications. 22 $46,001 ($3,833) $54,523 ($4,544)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 21 $26,000 $270 $44,383 ($3,699) $68,410 ($5,701)
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 40 $23,916 $194 $37,215 ($3,101) $44,879 ($3,740)
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 2 $1,448 $74,114 ($6,176)
First Professional Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 19
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 22 $24,625 $238 $41,798 ($3,483) $49,556 ($4,130)
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 10
Master's Degree Public Administration. 10 $64,496 ($5,375)
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 3
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 8
Master's Degree Economics. 5
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 9
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 15 $24,625 $246
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 14
Master's Degree Sociology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 46 $26,000 $276 $21,314 ($1,776) $24,668 ($2,056)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 12
Bachelor's Degree Music. 18 $27,750 $286 $16,175 ($1,348)
Master's Degree Music. 47 $454 $26,701 ($2,225) $31,806 ($2,651)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Music. 8
Master's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 3
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 4
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 7
Master's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 10
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 16 $47,607 ($3,967) $59,191 ($4,933)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 53 $514 $63,790 ($5,316) $72,339 ($6,028)
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 46 $25,000 $261 $40,528 ($3,377) $67,362 ($5,614)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 1
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 24 $23,869 $228 $42,746 ($3,562) $59,860 ($4,988)
Master's Degree Real Estate. 17
Bachelor's Degree History. 7
Master's Degree History. 5
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 5
Master's Degree Journalism. 1
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 1
Bachelor's Degree Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 12 $26,000 $265 $36,687 ($3,057) $62,051 ($5,171)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 20
Bachelor's Degree Education, General. 11
Master's Degree Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 21 $233
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 20
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 6
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 4
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 3
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 13 $25,000 $265 $51,349 ($4,279)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 26 $460 $54,753 ($4,563) $55,450 ($4,621)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 1
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 16


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $74,790
Full time faculty: 32%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $133,050,314 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $168,358,153 (2022)