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RMC Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to RMC, the application fee costs $20.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

RMC Admissions Stats at a Glance

RMC 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.7
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 3%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 67%
Waitlist Yes

Considering Applying Early to RMC?

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

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is RMC Hard To Get Into?

Getting into RMC is slightly difficult. RMC evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, RMC accepted 16% of students, around 427 of the 2,705 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like RMC, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT. Admissions to nursing program is program moderately difficult.

It is slightly difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

RMC has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does RMC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at RMC

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Very Important
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Very Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

RMC 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to RMC must submit the following items. Double check with RMC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into RMC?

Students admitted to RMC have an average unweighted GPA of 2.7.

Out of all students that were admitted, 71% submitted a class rank. At RMC 3% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 10% were in the top 25% and 40% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Robert Morris University Illinois, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 71%

RMC does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

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. 67% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for RMC?

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What's a Good ACT Score for RMC?

To be most competitive at RMC, you should strive to earn between 16 and 20 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for RMC's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for RMC students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

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Transferring to Robert Morris University Illinois

For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to RMC. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in RMC during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term

RMC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to RMC?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to RMC.

Does RMC accept transfer credits?

RMC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. RMC accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does RMC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

RMC does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to RMC?

RMC is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is RMC's acceptance rate?

RMC's acceptance rate is 16%.

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RMC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into RMC? RMC is a less selective institution. The RMC acceptance rate is 16%. This means that the institution accepts 15 out of every 100 applicants.



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RMC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

RMC ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

20 and Above


16 to 20


16 and Less


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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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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At RMC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.73. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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