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Roosevelt University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Roosevelt University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
69.5%
Admission Difficulty for Roosevelt University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Roosevelt University and can I get accepted? The school has a 70% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,793 out of 4,018 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 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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Roosevelt University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
3%
SAT Scores for Roosevelt University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Roosevelt University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 560
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1020

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

Roosevelt University typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. 3 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Roosevelt University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >80%
1020 to 1100 Avg + 70%-80%
940 to 1020 Avg - 58%-70%
860 to 940 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 860 Low <45%
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Roosevelt University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
81%
ACT Scores for Roosevelt University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Roosevelt University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 81 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Roosevelt University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Roosevelt University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >82%
22 to 25 Avg + 70%-82%
20 to 22 Avg - 60%-70%
18 to 20 Reach 50%-60%
Less than 18 Low <50%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

You will 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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Roosevelt University accepts 70% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Roosevelt University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

Roosevelt University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,684 1,334 4,018
Accepted 1,840 953 2,793
Acceptance Rate 69% 71% 70%
Enrolled 228 132 360
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 14% 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Roosevelt University and what considerations affect 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

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