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Robert Morris University Overview

Located in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, Robert Morris University is a private not-for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Moon Township makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Robert Morris University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$33,885 Avg Cost After Aid
94% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at RMU have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at RMU.
  • In <nil>, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, RMU bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $56,943 a year. That's about 40% more than their peers at other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from RMU to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Robert Morris University?


Contact details for RMU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108-1189
Phone: 412-397-3000

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 Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into RMU?

94% Acceptance Rate
56% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 94%, RMU is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 93%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.

Can I Afford Robert Morris University?

$33,885 Net Price
66% Take Out Loans
1.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of RMU is $33,885. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At RMU, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $9,697 a year. That adds up to $38,788 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at RMU is 1.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Robert Morris University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,788 Full-Time Undergraduates
45% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,005 undergraduate students at RMU, with 2,788 being full-time and 217 being part-time.


There are also 759 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,788 full-time undergraduates at RMU, 55% are male and 45% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 34
Black or African American 182
Hispanic or Latino 94
White 2,113
International Students 155
Other Races/Ethnicities 210

Geographic Diversity

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

Over 50 countries are represented at RMU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Canada, and India.

Online Learning at Robert Morris University

664 Took All Classes Online
2,533 Took At Least One Class Online
7.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 2,533 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at RMU has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 56th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of RMU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Robert Morris University was 7.9%. This is the #1,464 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at RMU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*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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