Roosevelt University

Private, Four-years School Located in Chicago, IL

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How much is the Roosevelt tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Roosevelt's tuition & fees is $20,280.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $40,905 when a student lives on-campus.

Roosevelt Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$20,280
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$15,025
On-campus Expenses$4,400
Off-campus Room & Board$8,600
Off-campus Expenses$7,700
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$33,068

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Roosevelt for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $27,612 at Roosevelt. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $108,942. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $79,990.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$12,437$32,219$19,178
Sophomore (2024-25)$7,628$27,772$19,774
Junior (2025-26)$4,678$25,192$20,287
Senior (2026-27)$2,869$23,759$20,751
4 Years Total$27,612$108,942$79,990
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$7,628$27,772$19,774
Sophomore (2025-26)$4,678$25,192$20,287
Junior (2026-27)$2,869$23,759$20,751
Senior (2027-28)$1,759$23,033$21,188
4 Years Total$16,934$99,756$82,001
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$4,678$25,192$20,287
Sophomore (2026-27)$2,869$23,759$20,751
Junior (2027-28)$1,759$23,033$21,188
Senior (2028-29)$1,079$22,743$21,612
4 Years Total$10,385$94,727$83,838
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$2,869$23,759$20,751
Sophomore (2027-28)$1,759$23,033$21,188
Junior (2028-29)$1,079$22,743$21,612
Senior (2029-30)$662$22,723$22,029
4 Years Total$6,369$92,259$85,581
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$1,759$23,033$21,188
Sophomore (2028-29)$1,079$22,743$21,612
Junior (2029-30)$662$22,723$22,029
Senior (2030-31)$406$22,872$22,447
4 Years Total$3,906$91,372$87,276

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Roosevelt' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $21,542.
Roosevelt University$20,280
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois Four-years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Roosevelt and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Roosevelt UniversityChicago, IL$20,280$23,094
Dominican UniversityRiver Forest, IL$37,844$19,500
Greenville UniversityGreenville, IL$30,598$8,784
Columbia College ChicagoChicago, IL$32,520$2,464
Rockford UniversityRockford, IL$37,300$14,060
McKendree UniversityLebanon, IL$34,070$9,450
Judson UniversityElgin, IL$30,910$18,708

Financial Aid and COA

At Roosevelt University, 2,487 students (95%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $21,264.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Roosevelt is $19,641 for students living on-campus and $16,516 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 502 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $24,602 and the average amount of student loans is $7,099.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$40,905
COA (off-campus)$37,780
Tuition & Fees$20,280
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$20,625
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$17,500
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,641
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$16,516
Average Financial Aid$21,264
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,48795%$21,264
Pell Grants1,26148%$4,655
Federal Student Loan1,50657%$6,998
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid50299%-
Grants or Scholarships50299%$24,602
Federal Grants31061%$5,329
Pell Grants30761%$4,803
Other Federal Grants14428%$1,233
State/Local Grants27554%$4,854
Institutional Grants50299%$18,652
Student Loan Aid29358%$7,099
Federal Student Loans29158%$5,171
Other Student Loans367%$15,979

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Roosevelt's acceptance rate is 92.29%. A total of 3,541 applicants applied to and 3,268 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 507 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 15.51%.
To apply to Roosevelt, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Completion of college-preparatory program and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate92.29%95.47%90.12%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.51%17.58%14.02%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Roosevelt. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 990 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 24.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 24.
SAT Total9908601,120
National Average1,168
Illinois Average1,140
SAT EBRW505440570
SAT Math485420550
ACT Composite242127
National Average24
Illinois Average25
ACT Math231927
ACT English252129

Student Population

Roosevelt University has a total of 3,725 students including 2,413 undergraduate and 1,312 graduate students. By gender, there are 1,436 male students and 2,691 female students attending Roosevelt. The school offers online degree programs and 536 students enrolled online exclusively (14.39% of all students).
Total4,127 1,4362,691
Undergraduate2,656 1,0411,615
Graduate1,471 3951,076

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered167 Programs
Online Program Offered3 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered66 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate88.32%
Student Population3,725
Graduation Rate42%
Transfer-out Rate24%
Retention Rate60%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties216 (Full-time), 439 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs567 (Full-time), 477 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$75,300
Average Staff Salary$71,433