Roosevelt University

Location Chicago
Established 1945
Famous For Educating Socially Conscious Citizens


Roosevelt University is a private educational institution with campuses in Chicago and Schaumburg, Illinois. It was founded in 1945 and was named in honor of Former US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. It offers various undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, education, health and pharmacy, and many more fields through its six colleges. Additionally, the university also operates many centers and institutes. 

Being a Metropolitan university, it plays an active role in the social, economic, and cultural development of the communities it serves. Students get to learn and grow in a highly interactive environment where they get the chance to discover, explore and develop their unique interests and abilities.

Services for International Students

The university is committed to providing students with a safe and supportive learning environment through the comprehensive student services that have been designed to ensure their success in and out of the classroom. Particular STEM Support and Personal Academic Advising help students get ahead in their academic careers. More than 50 student organizations enable them to develop on all levels. Career Services and Professional Mentors are also there to help students excel in the fields.


  • 331-440th in the National Universities by the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 160th in the Top Performers on Social Mobility category in the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 201-250th in the USA by QS World University Rankings of 2023


The student residences at Roosevelt University are available on the top 17 floors of the Wabash Building. Giving a panoramic view of the Chicago skyline, the residential area has multiple room types to choose from. The building has a fitness center and McCormick Dining Center to provide a healthy living option for students while they stay on campus. 

About Location

Chicago is among the most populous and largest cities in the country, known for its bold architecture and stunning skyscrapers. The city has a vibrant cultural scene with a diverse range of entertainment activities that the students can enjoy. Having a robust public transportation system, students can easily access the different parts of the city and also take up job and internship opportunities.

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