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International Study Centre Roosevelt University Chicago

Address: 430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, USA

Description International Study Centre Roosevelt University Chicago

  • Year of foundation: 1945
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Age of students: 17+ years old
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of institution: private university
  • Number of students: more than 6000 students of 73 nationalities
  • Programs: preparation for undergraduate, preparation for the master's degree (International Year One, Pre-Master's Program)
  • Accommodation type: residence.

International Study Center Roosevelt University Chicago, the International Educational Center at Roosevelt University in Chicago, specializes in undergraduate and graduate programs for the University of Roosevelt.

Chicago is the third largest city in the US and the second economic center of the country. The educational center is located in the heart of Chicago and occupies part of one of the University's 5 buildings.

The International Year One program includes two areas - Business, Mathematics and Introduction to Law; the science. The duration of the programs is 2, 3 or 4 semesters: course duration varies depending on the level of the English language of the applicant. All programs include intensive English classes + academic courses. After completing the course, students enroll in undergraduate programs in more than 30 areas.

The Pre-Master's Program prepares students for entering the Master's program in the following areas:

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration), 17 directions
  • MPA (Master of Public Administration), 3 directions
  • MS ( Master of Science, Master of Science), 13 directions
  • MA (Master of Arts, Master of Arts), 4 directions.

The duration of the program is 1 or 2 semesters, depending on the level of language. Programs include English classes and a general academic course, the focus and content of which is discussed separately with each applicant.

During studying  all students integrate into the university education system and adapt to American culture and lifestyle.

Graduates of all International Year One programs arrive for the second year of the bachelor's degree. Graduates of all Pre-Master's programs enter the 1st year of the Master's program.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in International Study Centre Roosevelt University Chicago

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
17+
from 29 530 $ / 2 semesters

International Foundation Year

Direction: Business, Mathematics and Introduction to Law (Business, Mathematics and Pre-Law pathway).

Direction: Science (Science pathway).

  • Duration: 2, 3, or 4 semesters
  • Beginning of classes: August, January, May.

The program provides intensive studying in English, development of research skills and adaptation to the US educational system. Academic subjects correspond to the chosen direction. The length of the course depends on the level of English - the lower the level, the longer the duration and vice versa:

  • To enroll in a 2-semester program you need TOEFL-70, IELTS-6.0 (all sections)
  • To enroll in the 3-semester program you need TOEFL-60, IELTS-5.5 (in all sections)
  • To enroll in the 4-semester program you need TOEFL-45, IELTS-4.5 (all sections).

Applying for the required course, the student receives the necessary number of hours of English in order to improve his level. In the 4-semester educational program, the first semester is fully occupied by the English language classes (English for Academic Purposes).

The educational program at the center is counted for the first year of study on bachelor's programs. After the successful completion of the preparatory year (2.3 or 4 semesters) the student is enrolled in the second year of undergraduate studies.

An approximate educational program:

Programs in both directions (Business, Mathematics and Introduction to Law, Science) are largely identical and vary slightly depending on the semester and other reasons (for example, changes in the timetable). Students make a bias in the courses that they need in accordance with the chosen studying direction.

2-semester program:

1st semester:

1) English for Academic Purposes

  • University life 1
  • Listening and speaking 3
  • Grammar 3

2) Academic courses:

  • Introduction to research
  • Biology (for the direction "Business")
  • Health and stress management
  • Mathematics
  • Introduction to environmental sciences - geology, chemistry, biology, ecology (for the direction "Science").

2nd semester:

1) English for Academic Purposes

  • Reading and writing 3

2) Academic courses

  • Introduction to research
  • Art: introduction to visual arts
  • History: the history of the USA since 1865
  • Economics: principles of economics
  • Mathematics
  • General chemistry with laboratory work (for the direction "Science").

3-semester program:

1st semester:

1) English for Academic Purposes

  • Reading and writing 2
  • Listening and speaking 2
  • Grammar 2

2) Academic courses

  • Physical geography (for the direction "Business")
  • Introduction to environmental sciences - geology, chemistry, biology, ecology (for the direction "Science")
  • Mathematics.

2nd semester:

1) English for Academic Purposes

  • University life 1
  • Listening and speaking 3
  • Grammar 2

2) Academic courses

  • Introduction to research
  • Health and stress management
  • Biology (for the direction "Business")
  • Economy (for the direction "Science")
  • Mathematics (for the direction "Science").

3rd semester:

1) English for Academic Purposes

  • Critical thinking 1 and 2
  • Reading and writing 3

2) Academic courses

  • Introduction to research
  • Art: introduction to visual arts
  • History: the history of the USA since 1865
  • Economy: principles of economics (for the direction "Business")
  • Mathematics (for the direction "Science")
  • General chemistry with laboratory work (for the direction "Science").

4-semester program:

1st semester:

1) English for Academic Purposes

  • Read 1
  • Letter 1
  • Listening and speaking 1
  • Grammar 1.

2nd semester:

1) English for Academic Purposes

  • Reading and writing 2
  • Listening and speaking 2
  • Grammar 2

2) Academic courses

  • Physical geography (for the direction "Business")
  • Introduction to environmental sciences - geology, chemistry, biology, ecology (for the direction "Science")
  • Mathematics.

3rd semester:

1) English language

  • University life 1
  • Listening and speaking 3
  • Grammar 2

2) Academic courses

  • Introduction to research
  • Health and stress management
  • Biology (for the direction "Business")
  • Economy (for the direction "Science")
  • Mathematics (for the direction "Science").

4th semester:

1) English for Academic Purposes

  • Critical thinking 1 and 2
  • Reading and writing 3

2) Academic courses

  • Introduction to research
  • Art: introduction to visual arts
  • History: the history of the USA since 1865
  • Economy: principles of economics (for the direction "Business")
  • Mathematics (for the direction "Science")
  • General chemistry with laboratory work (for the direction "Science").

Bachelor's programs available after the end of the International Foundation Year:

1. Business:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Habitat

2. Science and the arts:

  • Actuarial Science
  • African American Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science
  • Criminal justice
  • Data analytics
  • Economy
  • English
  • History
  • Information Technology
  • Integrated marketing communications
  • International research
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics
  • Media research
  • Philosophy
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Social justice research
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability Studies

3. Education:

  • Early childhood education
  • Research in the field of education

4. Pre-professional programs:

  • Pre-dentist
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary affairs.
Annual
20+
from 21 000 $ / 2 semesters

Pre-Master's Program.

  • Duration: 1 or 2 semesters
  • Beginning of classes: August, January, May.

The program includes English classes, academic courses and adaptation to the US education system. Particular attention is paid to the development of research skills. The program prepares for admission to the master's programs of the University of Roosevelt in Chicago.

The length of the course depends on the level of English:

  • To enter the 1st semester program you need TOEFL-70, IELTS-6.0
  • To enter the 2-semester program you need TOEFL-60 level
  • IELTS-5.5.

During the studying, students actively improve their level of English. In the 2-semester educational program, only one semester is studied in English for Academic Purposes. After the successful completion of the program, students enter the first year of the master's program at the University of Roosevelt in Chicago.

An approximate educational program:

The program can vary slightly from semester to semester.

1 semester program:

1) English for Academic Purposes

  • Listening and speaking 3
  • Reading and writing 3
  • Grammar 3
  • Culture of the USA 2
  • Critical thinking 2

2) Academic course

  • The orientation and content of the course is determined individually for each student.

2-semester program:

1st semester:

1) English language

  • Listening and speaking 2
  • Reading and writing 2
  • Grammar 2
  • Culture of the USA 1
  • Critical thinking 1.

2nd semester:

1) English for Academic Purposes

  • Listening and speaking 3
  • Reading and writing 3
  • Grammar 3
  • Culture of the USA 2
  • Critical thinking 2

2) Academic course

  • The orientation and content of the course is determined individually for each student.

Master programs that are available after the completion of the Pre-Master's Program:

1. MBA (Master of Business Administration):

  • Accounting
  • Economy
  • Finance
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial / Organizational Psychology
  • Information Systems
  • Integrated marketing communications
  • international Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Management of non-profit organizations
  • Public Administration / Health Management
  • Trainings and development
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • The property
  • Accounting in forensic examination.

2. MS (Master of Science):

  • Accounting
  • Accounting in forensic examination
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology and Chemical Science
  • Computer science
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Integrated marketing communications
  • Mathematics: topical science, computer science
  • The property.

3. MPA (Master of Public Administration)

  • Health Management
  • Management of public authorities
  • Management of non-profit organizations

 

4. MA (Master of Arts):

  • Biomedicine
  • Early childhood education
  • Economy
  • Sociology.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students of International Year One live in the residence of the university. Students of the Pre-Master's Program can reside both in the university residence and rent apartments in the city.

University offers a choice of two residences, each of which has a high-class performance and is located near the educational buildings. The students of the educational center live in residences together with the students of the university.

Wabash Residence is located on the top floors of the building with breathtaking views of the city and Lake Michigan. The residence has 295 separate rooms and 320 beds in dormitory rooms. Dining room, laundry, common and entertainment auditoriums are located on several lower floors. All residents of the Wabash Building must purchase a subscription to meals in the dining room.

Location characteristics:

  • Bed
  • Table and chair
  • Bookshelf
  • Cupboard for things
  • High-speed internet connection
  • From 1 to 5 people in the room
  • 18 staff are in the residence around the clock
  • The average area of ​​a double room is 24.5 square meters
  • The average area of ​​a single room is 12.7 square meters
  • 600 students in the residence.

The University Center residence is also located next to the educational building. In this residence students from 4 Chicago universities are accommodated, but the students of the center settle with their classmates and other students of the University of Roosevelt. Students living in luxury rooms must purchase a subscriptions for meals in the dining room of the residence.

Accommodation characteristics:

  • Bed
  • Table and chair
  • Bookshelf
  • Cupboard for things
  • High-speed internet connection
  • There are double suites
  • Separate kitchen
  • Game common areas
  • Zones for recreation
  • Garden on the roof of the building
  • 1 to 4 people in the room
  • 43 staff members are in the residence around the clock
  • 1700 students in the residence.

The Fornelli Hall residence accepts only the students of the Pre-Master's Program. It is located near the university building. Students are located in the studios apartments with a small kitchen and living room.

Pre-Master's Program students can also rent an apartment in Chicago for accommodation, but the university recommends that they be located in one of the three listed residences.

For any questions regarding accommodation options in residences / renting an individual dwelling, please contact our specialists.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Accounting, ACCOUNTING FORENSICS, Actuarial business, art, biochemistry, Biochemistry, BS, biology, Biology, BS or BA, business, Business Administration, Business, Mathematics and Pre-Law Pathway: International Year, chemistry, Chemistry, BS or BA, child development and teaching, computer science, criminology, critical thinking, ecology, economics, English, English for Academic Purposes, finance, geography, geology, Government Management, HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, Health Services Management, healthy lifestyle, Hospitality Management, Information Systems, Information Technology, INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS, international Business, International Student Pathway Programs, International Year: Pathway to a Bachelor's Degree , law, management, Management in the field of tourism, marketing, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Administration, maths, MS Human Resource Management, MS Integrated Marketing Communications, Non-profit Management, philosophy, politics, PRE-DENTISTRY, PRE-MEDICINE AND PRE-VETERINARY MEDICINE, public administration, Real Estate, Science Pathway: International Year, Social Entrepreneurship, sociology, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT, Visual arts,  History of america

Events International Study Centre Roosevelt University Chicago

Life in Chicago provides rich opportunities for enriching your cultural level, visiting museums, events and traveling. During the studying, students have the opportunity to enjoy the rich cultural, architectural, landscape advantages of the megalopolis.

Students attend:

  • Chicago Art Museum
  • Millennium Park
  • Michigan Avenue
  • Chicago Cultural Center
  • The Symphony Center
  • Maggie Daley Park
  • Chicago history tours
  • Sightseeing tours in Chicago
  • Stores and boutiques
  • 200 art galleries
  • 200 theaters
  • 552 park
  • More than 7000 restaurants and bars
  • Music studios, arenas, venues
  • Night bars.

Also during the course, students have the opportunity to travel across the United States by plane, bus or car .

Students of the center use sports facilities and the centers of the university. Sports are available:

  • Aerobics
  • Dancing
  • Basketball (female and male)
  • Volleyball (female)
  • Football (female and male)
  • Running (female and male)
  • Tennis (female and male)
  • Golf (male)
  • Baseball (male)
  • Softball (for women and men).

Advantages

  • Professional teaching staff
  • Teacher / pupil ratio 1 to 11
  • A small number of people in the group (no more than 20)
  • Contacts with 500 companies from the Forbes list and hundreds of local companies
  • Continuing education at the University of Roosevelt in Chicago
  • MBA with 17 different directions
  • Safe and comfortable living.

Equipment International Study Centre Roosevelt University Chicago

Subdivisions of the University of Roosevelt in Chicago are located in 5 buildings in the city center:

  • Wabash Building (main building, multifunction)
  • Auditorium Building (educational building)
  • Gage Building (educational building)
  • Goodman Center (the academic building of sports disciplines)
  • University Center (residence).

The educational center is located in Gage Building. All the premises of the building are exceptionally comfortable. Students study in spacious and bright panoramic auditoriums, have the opportunity to take a break in the rest rooms. There are cafeterias. University specialists provide round-the-clock support to students from other countries.

Students of the educational center use all the equipment of the university:

  • First-class science labs
  • Library
  • Marketplace (complete imitation of the stock exchange)
  • Computer centers
  • Fitness centers
  • Sports centers.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Beginning of classes: August, January, May.

Academic year Is divided into semesters:

  • Autumn: from August 28 to 16 December (vacation from 21 to 24 November)
  • Winter: from 16 January to 7 May (holidays from 5 to 9 March )
  • Summer: May 29 through August 6 (non-academic days - Memorial Day, US Independence Day).

Additional charges

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit (refundable)
  • Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Ventra Card
  • Visa fees
  • Insurance
  • Transfer to / from the airport
  • Travel expenses.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

For the International Year One:

  • Age of students: 17 years old
  • To enroll in a 2-semester program, you need Language level TOEFL-70, IELTS- 6.0 (all sections)
  • To enroll in the 3-semester program, you need a level Language TOEFL-60, IELTS-5.5 (all sections)
  • To enroll in the 4-semester program, the level of the language TOEFL-45, IELTS-4.5 (all sections).
  • GPA 2.0 and above
  • Personal interview with the center employee
  • Test to identify the level of knowledge
  • Must attend all classes.

For the Pre-Master's Program:

  • To enter the 1st semester program, the TOEFL-70 language level is required, IELTS-6.0
  • To enter the 2-semester program, the language level of TOEFL-60, IELTS-5.5
  • GPA 3.0
  • Interview with the center employee
  • Test to identify the level of knowledge.

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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