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Colleges / Robert Morris University Illinois

About RMC

Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, nonprofit school in an urban setting in Chicago, Illinois. RMC was founded in 1913 and now enrolls around 2,307 students a year, including 2,003 undergrads.

RMC offers housing for up to 250 students. Most students live off campus,.

As of 2018, the total market value of RMC's endowment was $17.945 million For each full-time student, RMC spends about $3,360. There are 21 undergraduate students for every full-time RMC professor.

2021 RMC Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Other
Overall Acceptance Rate 16%
Average GPA 2.7
Mean ACT score 19
Tuition $28,050

2022 RMC Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at RMC

Robert Morris University Illinois does not offer early decision or early action.

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RMC Acceptance Rate

It is slightly difficult to get into RMC. RMC admitted 16% of all applicants in 2018. Out of 2,705 applications received in 2021, 427 students were offered admission.

RMC Waitlist 2021

RMC reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Robert Morris University Illinois?

RMC is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to RMC, applicants must submit the following items.

RMC Application Requirements

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GPA and Test Scores for RMC

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to RMC is 2.7 out of 4.0. The mean ACT score for RMC students is 19.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to RMC.

Does RMC Require Test Scores?

RMC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, . 67% submitted the ACT.

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Does RMC Provide On-Campus Housing?

Yes! RMC provides on-campus housing for up to 250 students.

RMC students are active in the school's UNA-USA, Eagles United for a Cause and Eagles Soaring for a Change. Welcome Week, Homecoming, and and Constitution Day are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at RMC.

Financial Aid at RMC

RMC meets 56% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $17,401 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. 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.

Is RMC a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at RMC

About 49% of students who start at RMC return the next year. Out of the 224 students who started at RMC as first-time freshman, 153 graduate within four years.

RMC's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 76%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 81% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $40,000 a year. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $34,382 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

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

Interested in Applying to Robert Morris University Illinois?

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Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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Where is Robert Morris University Illinois Located?

RMC is located in the urban setting of Chicago, Illinois, less than an hour from 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

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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


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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.

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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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