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Roosevelt University

Chicago, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate92%
Acceptance Rate92%

Roosevelt University Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Roosevelt University was $33,068 a year.

In 2022, tuition increased 5%–from $31,493 the prior year. Usually, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

If this information makes going to college seem daunting, remember, the displayed price of tuition does not give you all the info you need to know how much you will actually have to pay for college. Many students find the actual cost of college is much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. And, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college feel more doable until you've finishing school and found a job.

Does Roosevelt University Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Roosevelt University is a private, nonprofit institution, so it has the same tuition for students from Illinois as it does for students who live in other states.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public insitutions often offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to confirm your state's criteria for as an in-state resident. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on where you live.

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Is Roosevelt University's Tuition Different for International Students?

Tuition at Roosevelt University is the same for all students.

Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for federal financial aid, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students who demonstrate financial need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Roosevelt University:

•On-campus jobs •Loans from outsideRoosevelt University •Athletic Awards •Roosevelt University-specific scholarships


Roosevelt University Living Expenses, Fees, and More


Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when estimating the cost of attendance for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Roosevelt University.

House and Food Costs at Roosevelt University

Room and board at Roosevelt University is $12,350 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the Roosevelt University's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.

Board costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at Roosevelt University?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Yearly Fees

Most schools charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have ways so that those with financial need to get help covering these fees.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Roosevelt University

The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your transportation budget. At Roosevelt University, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

A school's location can also have a big effect on your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand getting around in an urban area is usually expensive, but there may be more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Roosevelt Universityis in a urban setting in Illinois, near Chicago.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, be sure to take into account personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


The Full Cost of Attending Roosevelt University


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to Roosevelt University.

Total Cost of Roosevelt University

What will the cost of attending Roosevelt University be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
Tuition $33,068
Room and Board $12,350
Other expenses $4,400

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Total Estimated Costs
On-Campus $51,018
Off-Campus $38,668

The breakdowns above provide a good estimate of the total cost of attendance before financial aid and scholarships. Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

Roosevelt University’s tuition and fees change based on: •Academic program for both full and part-time students


Financial Aid at Roosevelt University


The majority of Roosevelt University undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2022, 1,800 of the 2,623 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Roosevelt University meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $31,500 a year.

Most Common Loans for Roosevelt University Students

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Roosevelt University financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Roosevelt University

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2022, Roosevelt University awarded 1,736 need-based scholarships to students.

Net Cost of Roosevelt University

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Roosevelt University students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Roosevelt University was $31,500 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Roosevelt University seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
On-Campus $19,518
Off-Campus $7,168

What will attending Roosevelt University really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Roosevelt University's net cost calculator on their website.

Roosevelt University Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Roosevelt University offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Does Roosevelt University Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Roosevelt University has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


Learn More About Roosevelt University


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Roosevelt University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$46,268

In State

$46,268

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$33,068
$33,068
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$12,000
$12,000
Books
$1,200
$1,200

Roosevelt University Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

77%

Average Financial Aid Package

$30,000

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,127

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

92%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$33,068

Out-of-State

$33,068

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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