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Robert Morris University Illinois Overview

Robert Morris University Illinois is a private not-for-profit institution located in Chicago, Illinois. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Robert Morris University Illinois Known For?

713 Undergraduate Awards
$31,785 Avg Cost After Aid
67% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at RMU.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 33% of the faculty were full-time.
  • The average RMU student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Robert Morris University Illinois?

Location of Robert Morris University Illinois

Contact details for RMU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 401 S State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
Phone: 312-935-6800

How Do I Get Into RMU?

You can apply to RMU online at:

Admission Requirements for RMU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into RMU?

67% Acceptance Rate
48% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at RMU is 67%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 52% of accepted students are men and 48% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 66%.

Can I Afford Robert Morris University Illinois?

$31,785 Net Price
80% Take Out Loans
8.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of RMU is $31,785. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At RMU, approximately 80% of students took out student loans averaging $6,357 a year. That adds up to $25,428 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at RMU is 8.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Robert Morris University Illinois Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,594 Full-Time Undergraduates
44% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,699 undergraduate students at RMU, with 1,594 being full-time and 105 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  RMU

There are also 235 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,594 full-time undergraduates at RMU, 56% are male and 44% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  RMU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Robert Morris University Illinois students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of RMU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 48
Black or African American 437
Hispanic or Latino 507
White 497
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 89

Geographic Diversity

Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Robert Morris University Illinois. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 23 countries are represented at RMU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Canada, and Pakistan.

Robert Morris University Illinois Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 94 255 133 482
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 129 0 129
Design & Applied Arts 20 19 0 39
Accounting 0 38 0 38
Computer Information Systems 0 32 0 32
Computer Systems Networking 27 0 0 27
Nursing 0 25 0 25
Health & Physical Education 18 0 5 23
Management Information Systems 0 0 16 16
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 16 0 0 16
Legal Support Services 15 0 0 15
Culinary Arts 15 0 0 15
Allied Health Professions 8 0 0 8
General Psychology 0 2 0 2
TOTAL 213 500 154 867


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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