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Roosevelt University Demographics & Diversity

Chicago, Illinois

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Roosevelt University are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 55% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Roosevelt University students
Race Percent of Students
White 45%
Black 18%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 87% more female students than male students enrolled at Roosevelt University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Roosevelt University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Roosevelt University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Roosevelt University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,436
Women 2,691

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Roosevelt University serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 73 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Roosevelt University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 73%
Out of State 24%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,632 per year

61% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 27.8%
Part time Undergrads 20.2%

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