Why Choose Roosevelt University?
Roosevelt University is an independent, non-profit, metropolitan university in downtown Chicago, founded in 1945.
The University is named in honor of and dedicated to preserving the legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt (32nd President of the United States, 1933-1945). Albert Einstein was on the first advisory board. Today, Roosevelt University is the 4th most ethnically diverse college in the Midwest USA - U.S. News and World Report, 2011
LIVE AND LEARN IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO
Get a US degree on Michigan Avenue - just blocks from the famous Magnificent Mile in Chicago
Study in Chicago - the 3rd largest city in the USA behind New York and Los Angeles
Learn in one of the top 15 coolest cities in America (ranked by Forbes.com).
Live in a Midwest mecca of vibrant culture including abundant outlets for music, sports, museums, nightlife, shopping and food.
Explore the US on weekends and breaks: Chicago is a hub for major airlines offering endless opportunities to travel.
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VERTICAL CAMPUS COMMUNITY
The Wabash building, a 32-story academic building unveiled in 2012, is the 2nd tallest university building in the country and the 6th tallest in the world.
Classrooms, laboratories, offices, student residence rooms, a dining hall, fitness facilities, and student services all under one roof.
Breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and the city, especially on floors 15-31 where students live.
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ONE-ON-ONE OPPORTUNITIES WITH PROFESSORS
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.
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COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EQUALITY
Named in honor of Franklin D. Roosevelt - the beloved 32nd president of the United States who championed human rights, equality and democracy.
The University shapes diverse, well-rounded, community-minded degree graduates, driven to be socially conscious and progressive leaders.
Inclusive and progressive principles guide award-winning faculty.
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A HUB FOR BUSINESS
Opportunities to intern and network with leading businesses.
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.