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Robert Morris University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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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. 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.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 4,181 (4,144 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 54% Male / 46% Female
  • 88% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $24,064
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,360
  • Other Expenses: $2,820
  • Total Cost: $39,444

Robert Morris University Financial Aid (2011 - 2012):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98%
    • Loans: 78%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $13,984
    • Loans: $7,319

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): 76%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 36%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 54%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 59%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Robert Morris University Mission Statement:

mission statement from the Robert Morris website

"As a private, comprehensive institution committed to active learning and student success, Robert Morris University is recognized for integrating liberal arts with a professionally focused, applied education that prepares students for leadership in a rapidly changing world."

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