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FAQ: How Much Does A US Degree Cost?

Estimated cost of your US degree tuition and living expenses at Roosevelt University:

International Year $43,525
Undergraduate degree $47,360
Pre-Master's Program $31,095
Master's degree $38,176
Estimated annual expense examples are based on the total cost to live on-campus for an academic year (2 semesters, e.g. August - May) in a double occupancy residence room, including all meals.

FAQ: Is Degree Progression Guaranteed?

By enrolling in an international student degree pathway program, you are secure in the knowledge that you have:

  • satisfied the academic requirements for degree admission
  • visa documents valid for the entire duration of your studies
  • received an offer of placement at Roosevelt University conditional upon successful completion of your pathway program

FAQ: How Long Are Programs In The USA?

Undergraduate degrees are taught over a minimum of 4 years. When you have successfully completed your program, you earn a bachelor's degree. Each academic year takes place over 2 equal semesters. Each semester is 15 weeks in duration.
It normally takes about 2 years to graduate with a master's degree. 

FAQ: When Must I Choose My Degree Subject?

You must choose your preferred degree when you apply for a pathway program. Your International Year or Pre-Master's application form is also your Roosevelt University degree application. Undergraduate applicants have the flexibility to change majors in their second year. Master's degree applicants choose a concentration within their degree discipline during the degree program.

Your Degree in Chicago: International Student Choices

Upon successful completion of the International Study Center pathway programs, international students can matriculate into a degree in Chicago at Roosevelt University, within the Colleges of Business, Arts and Science, or Professional Studies.

Bachelor's Degrees

Progression into Year 2 of the following undergraduate degree programs, after International Year at Roosevelt University:

Year One pathway Discipline Degree programs
and Pre-Law pathway
Business BS Business Administration
BA Economics
BS Hospitality and Tourism Management
BA Integrated Marketing Communications
Mathematics BS/BA Actuarial Science
BS/BA Mathematics
Pre-Law BA Criminal Justice
BA International Studies
BA Political Science
BA Social Justice Studies
BA Sociology
Science pathway Natural sciences BS Biochemistry
BS/BA Biology
BS/BA Chemistry
areas of study within a major
Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Master's Degrees

Matriculation into the following graduate degree programs, after the Pre-Master's Program at Roosevelt University:

Business Public Administration Marketing

Master of
Business Administration

  • MBA Accounting
  • MBA Accounting Forensics
  • MBA Economics
  • MBA Finance
  • MBA Health Services Administration
  • MBA Hospitality Management
  • MBA Human Resource Management
  • MBA Information Systems
  • MBA Integrated Marketing Communications
  • MBA International Business
  • MBA Management
  • MBA Marketing
  • MBA Real Estate
  • MBA Social Entrepreneurship
  • MBA Training and Development
MS Human Resource Management
of Public
MS Integrated
Apply online now for one of these majors or an international student pathway leading to a US degree at Roosevelt University in Chicago!
  • English support at Roosevelt University in Chicago

    Improve Your English Level Before Your Bachelor's

    To study these bachelor's degrees at Roosevelt University in Chicago, you need an official English test score of:

    • TOEFL 80 iBT (minimum 18 in writing)
    • IELTS 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in writing)

    If you do not have a TOEFL or IELTS score, or have a lower level of English, your best pathway to a degree is the International Year.

    International Year One
  • International student learning English at University in Chicago

    NEED TO IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH for a master's?

    To study these master's degrees at Roosevelt University in Chicago, you need an official English test score of:

    • TOEFL 80 iBT (minimum 17 in writing)
    • IELTS 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in writing)
    If you have not taken a TOEFL or IELTS exam, or have a lower level of English, you can first join the Pre-Master's Program, to prepare for a master's.

    Pre-Master's Program