Robert Morris University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Robert Morris University - Joe Walton Stadium
Robert Morris University - Joe Walton Stadium. Greenstrat / Wikimedia Commons

Robert Morris University Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 80%, Robert Morris University is a generally open school, and admits the large majority of applicants each year. Interested students will need to submit an application, which can be filled out online, official high school transcripts, and scores from either the SAT or ACT. For more information, be sure to check out Robert Morris' website, and/or contact the admissions office there.

Admissions Data (2016):

Robert Morris University Description:

Robert Morris University's 230-acre campus sits just 15 miles from downtown Pittsburgh in Moon Township, Pennsylvania. Undergraduates can choose from 60 degree programs spread across five schools: the School of Business, School of Communications and Information Systems, School of Education and Social Sciences, School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences. As the schools suggest, Robert Morris specializes in career-oriented preprofessional programs. Business fields are the most popular among undergraduates. Academics are supported by a 15 to 1 student faculty ratio, and an average class size of 22. The university takes pride in the number of students who complete internships as well as the high percentage of students who find jobs or are admitted to graduate school upon graduation. On the athletic front, the Robert Morris Colonials compete in the NCAA Division I Northeast Conference for all sports except hockey, which competes in the College Hockey American Conference.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 5,199 (4,384 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 58% Male / 42% Female
  • 90% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $28,250
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,590
  • Other Expenses: $2,796
  • Total Cost: $44,836

Robert Morris University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 78%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $17,483
    • Loans: $9,157

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Elementary Education, Finance, Marketing, Nursing, Sport and Fitness Administration.

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 24%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 45%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 61%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Basketball, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Softball, Soccer, Volleyball, Rowing, Basketball, Cross Country, Ice Hockey, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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