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Roosevelt University Admission Requirements

Chicago, Illinois

Chances of getting into Roosevelt University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
64.8%
Admission Difficulty for Roosevelt University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Roosevelt University and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #33 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,557 out of 3,943 applicants were admitted making Roosevelt University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Roosevelt University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Roosevelt University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Roosevelt University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1180
Applicants Submitting SAT
65%
SAT Scores for Roosevelt University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for Roosevelt University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1180
Average SAT Score 1100

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Roosevelt University?

Roosevelt University typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #20 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Roosevelt University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >76%
1095 to 1180 Avg + 65%-76%
1010 to 1095 Avg - 52%-65%
925 to 1010 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 925 Low <39%
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Roosevelt University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
39%
ACT Scores for Roosevelt University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Roosevelt University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Roosevelt University?

Admission data indicates that Roosevelt University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Roosevelt University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Roosevelt University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >78%
23 to 26 Avg + 65%-78%
21 to 23 Avg - 55%-65%
19 to 21 Reach 44%-55%
Less than 19 Low <44%
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Roosevelt University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Roosevelt University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Roosevelt University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Roosevelt University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #41 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Roosevelt University accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Roosevelt University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 18% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 23% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 14% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

65% of Roosevelt University freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Roosevelt University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 2%
Top 25% of class 10%
Top 50% of class 35%
Bottom 50% of class 65%
Bottom 25% of class 32%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Roosevelt University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,731 1,212 3,943
Accepted 1,734 823 2,557
Acceptance Rate 63% 68% 65%
Enrolled 224 100 324
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 12% 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Roosevelt University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Roosevelt University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Roosevelt University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
N
North Park University

Chicago, Illinois

C
Concordia University Chicago

River Forest, Illinois

J
Judson University

Elgin, Illinois

B
Bethel College Mishawaka

Mishawaka, Indiana

E
Eureka College

Eureka, Illinois

H
Huntington University

Huntington, Indiana

C
Cornerstone University

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148487 IPEDS survey data for Roosevelt University.

FAQs

Does Roosevelt University prefer SAT or ACT?

65% of students submit their SAT scores to Roosevelt University. 39% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Roosevelt University?

65% of those who apply are granted admission to Roosevelt University. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Roosevelt University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1180. 65% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Roosevelt University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 39% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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