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Robert Morris University Illinois

Chicago, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate16%
Acceptance Rate16%

About RMC

Robert Morris University Illinois Overview

Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, nonprofit school in an urban setting in Chicago, Illinois. RMC was founded in 1913 and enrolls around 2,307 students a year, which includes 2,003 undergrad students. RMC provides on-campus housing for up to 250 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

There are many ways for students to get involved at RMC!

Love music or performing? At RMC you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? RMC students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

RMC does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? RMC has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at RMC on the Student Life page.

2022 RMC Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Other
Overall Acceptance Rate 16%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.7
Tuition $29,400
Percent of Need Met 56%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $17,401

Is RMC a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what RMC offers and if the college might be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Robert Morris University Illinois

RMC is not difficult to get into. The university admitted 16% of all applicants in 2018. Out of 2,705 applications received in 2022, 427 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at RMC

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 49% of students who start at RMC come back the next year. 76% of RMC undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook RMC Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 81% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent RMC grads have an average starting salary of $40,000 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Robert Morris University Illinois's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

RMC's endowment was valued at $17.9 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, RMC spends about $3,360 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at RMC

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

RMC meets 56% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend RMC full-time are awarded $17,401 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $34,382 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at RMC.

Based on this information, how does RMC sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is RMC a good school for you?

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Where is Robert Morris University Illinois Located?

RMC is located in the city of Chicago, Illinois, in the suburbs of Chicago.

If you want to see RMC for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90/94 to Chicago, or book a flight to the nearest airport, O'Hare International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what RMC and Chicago are like without leaving home.

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College Info

401 South State Street Chicago, IL 60605

Campus Setting: Urban

RMC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to RMC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to RMC is Continuous processing.

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RMC ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 20

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to RMC is 19. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into RMC. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

RMC SAT Scores


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RMC Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at RMC is like? There are approximately 2,307 students enrolled at RMC, including 2,003 undergraduate students and 304 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 87% percent are from IL and 13% percent of students are from other states.


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