Robert Morris University

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401 S. State Street

Chicago, IL 60605

Phone: (312) 935-6800
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#92 Overall Score: 38 out of 100. Regional Universities (Midwest)

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Robert Morris University is a private institution that was founded in 1913. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,230 and its setting is urban. Robert Morris University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 92. Its tuition and fees are $22,800 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Robert Morris University offers professional, career-focused education in a collegiate setting to diverse communities. Robert Morris University is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-location institution offering associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree programs that focus on integrating theory and applications. Robert Morris University prepares students to be practitioners in their chosen fields, socially responsible to their communities, and a foundation for their families.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1913
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar 10-Wk Sess
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $51,164,566


When applying to Robert Morris University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Robert Morris University is $20. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 27.9 percent.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 27.9%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Robert Morris University is 20:1, and the school has 59.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Robert Morris University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Visual and Performing Arts; and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 50.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 20:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 65%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 17%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 8%

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Student Life

Robert Morris University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,230, with a gender distribution of 46.5 percent male students and 53.5 percent female students. At this school, 10 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 90 percent of students live off campus. Robert Morris University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 3,802
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Robert Morris University offers a number of student services including placement service. Robert Morris University also offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Robert Morris University.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Robert Morris University, 86.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $11,372.

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Tuition and fees $22,800 (2013-14)
Room and board $11,754 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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