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 4,500 students are enrolled at RU.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores to this school. A score between 1010 to 1230 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 27 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 (3.13 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 67% of all applicants are admitted to Roosevelt University, from which 9 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Roosevelt University (RU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Roosevelt University was reported as 67.3% in Fall 2020 with over 4,970 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 ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • RU Average GPA: 3.13 - 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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for RU has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 73.3%
  • 2017-2018: 69.5%
  • 2018-2019: 64.8%
  • 2019-2020: 67.3%
  • Projected RU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 63.0%

How Does Roosevelt University (RU) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Roosevelt University is nineteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Robert Morris University Illinois63.4%
School of the Art Institute of Chicago57.0%
Moody Bible Institute94.4%
North Park University47.6%
Dominican University64.3%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Roosevelt University (RU) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 630
Math500 - 600
Total Score1010 - 1230
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 30
Math19 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
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