Founded in 1945 Roosevelt University was named and honored in the name of former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. It is a private institution with one campus in downtown Chicago and another nearby in the suburb of Schaumburg,
The student strength is around 7,000 students between its undergraduate and graduate programs is ranked #81 in U.S. News & World Report‘s “Midwest Universities -2012”. It is the second tallest educational building in the United States, tallest educational building in Chicago, and the fourth -largest academic complex in the world.
It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,758, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 34 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $28,963 (2017-18).
We offer more than 125 degrees for Students at Roosevelt to major in, including about 40 master’s programs in fields such education and psychology. We shape students to be socially conscious community leaders.
Shel Silverstein, the famous poet and author of “The Giving Tree” and “Where the Sidewalk Ends attended Roosevelt University. Jim Skinner, McDonald’s CEO also graduated from Roosevelt.