Robert Morris University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Pennsylvania


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. On the athletic front, the Robert Morris Colonials compete in the NCAA Division Northeast Conference for all sports except hockey, which competes in the College Hockey American Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Elementary Education, Finance, Marketing, Nursing, Sport and Fitness Administration

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4815
Total Grad Students: 1012
Undergraduate Students: 3803
Faculty: 177

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 27:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 21:1

Percent Male: 56%
Percent Female: 44%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 61%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

6001 University Blvd
Moon Township Pennsylvania 15108


Main Email:

Main Phone: 800-762-0097

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Ms. Linda Herbert
Assistant Director, Transfer and Adult Admissions, Office of Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

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Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
Our minimum combined GPA requirement is a 2.0. Certain majors require higher grade point averages for admissions.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
No grade below a C will be considered for transfer

Credits (Min/Max):
Students may apply up to a maximum of 69 transfer credits to their RMU program of study

Test Scores for Applying:
Students who have earned less than 30 college credits must also submit official high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Robert Morris University requires letters of recommendation for two of our majors: nursing and nuclear medicine.

Essay(s) required:
Nursing majors are required to submitt and essay at the time of their application

Application Fee:
Visit and fill out a free online application to Robert Morris University

Other Requirements:
Students should submit all required credentials to the office of admissions at least 30 days prior to the start of their desired term of entry.

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 20 25
English 19 24
Math 19 25
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 450 550
Math 460 570
Writing 430 540

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 79%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -79%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1200

Other Expenses: 2500

Room and Board: 11030

Tuition and Fees: 23038

Total Cost: 37768

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Robert Morris University offers scholarships to our transfer students based on their cumulative grade point average . We also award scholarships to Phi Theta Kappa members. Additional grants and institutional aid are available. Please call the office of

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7272

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 98%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 79%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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