Roosevelt University

Roosevelt University

Founded in 1945, Roosevelt University, or RU, is a private institution of higher education with campuses in Chicago's Loop and northwest suburban Schaumburg. It also offers classes in various communities, schools, and corporations. RU provides more than 120 doctor's, master's, bachelor's degrees and certificate programs in the fields of arts, sciences, business, and education. The departments and programs are organized into the following colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Evelyn T. Stone University College

Some of the graduates of RU have gone on to become famous personalities. Among them are Tony Alcantar, an American actor; Shel Silverstein, an American author; Merle Dandridge, Broadway and Television actress; and Jim Skinner, CEO, McDonald's Corporation.

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African-American/Black Studies
Women's Studies
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications
Education, General
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Sustainability Studies
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Industrial And Organizational Psychology
Public Administration
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Directing And Theatrical Production
Musical Theatre
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Music Theory And Composition
Keyboard Instruments
Voice And Opera
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Stringed Instruments
Brass Instruments
Woodwind Instruments
Percussion Instruments
Music Management
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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