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Roosevelt University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Roosevelt University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
77%
Admission Difficulty for Roosevelt University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Moderate 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Roosevelt University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Roosevelt University is 77%.  It ranks #40 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Roosevelt University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,116 out of 5,379 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent (SAT 900/1130 ACT 18/26). Roosevelt University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.14. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Roosevelt University application fee is $40 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Roosevelt University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Roosevelt University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
900-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT 
65%
SAT Scores for Roosevelt University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for Roosevelt University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1020

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Roosevelt University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 780. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. Roosevelt University ranks #36 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.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Roosevelt University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1130 and Above Good >86%
1015 to 1130 Avg + 77%-86%
900 to 1015 Avg - 64%-77%
785 to 900 Reach 48%-64%
Less than 785 Low <48%
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Roosevelt University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
18-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
39%
ACT Scores for Roosevelt University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Roosevelt University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 22

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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #31 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Roosevelt University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 >86%
22 to 26 Avg + 77%-86%
18 to 22 Avg - 64%-77%
14 to 18 Reach 48%-64%
Less than 14 Low <48%
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Roosevelt University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.14
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 3.14 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #48 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.14 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Roosevelt University accepts 77% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Roosevelt University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 10.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 8.6% Good
3.50 to 3.74 13.7% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 12.1% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 16.6% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 20.4% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 16.4% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 2.2% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

62% of Roosevelt University freshman were in the top 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 8%
Top 25% of class 46%
Top 50% of class 62%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Roosevelt University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,431 1,948 5,379
Accepted 2,513 1,603 4,116
Acceptance Rate 73% 82% 77%
Enrolled 242 254 496
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 16% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
210

Applicants have 210 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Roosevelt University is $40.

Application Requirements

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

Roosevelt University Application 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

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?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to Roosevelt University. Admission competition is and the college has moderate 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 900 and 1130. 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 18 and 26. 39% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.