Roosevelt University (RU)

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Roosevelt University can be found in Chicago, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 7,400 students are enrolled at RU.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores to this school. A score between 1400 to 1800 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. We were able to estimate the Roosevelt University (RU) average GPA (3.06 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 79% of all applicants are admitted to Roosevelt University, from which 17 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Roosevelt University (RU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Roosevelt University was reported as 78.8% in Fall 2013 with over 3,370 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • RU SAT Scores: 1400 - 1800
  • RU ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • RU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Roosevelt University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Roosevelt University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Roosevelt University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 78.1%
  • 2010-2011: 49.9%
  • 2011-2012: 73.8%
  • 2012-2013: 76.2%
  • 2013-2014: 78.8%
  • Projected RU Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 73.7%

How Does Roosevelt University (RU) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Roosevelt University is forty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Robert Morris University Illinois21.0%
School of the Art Institute of Chicago71.8%
Moody Bible Institute68.6%
Illinois Institute of Technology57.0%
North Park University52.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Roosevelt University (RU) (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 630
Math440 - 590
Writing480 - 580
Total Score1400 - 1800
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 25
Math17 - 24
Composite Score19 - 25
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