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Robert Morris University

Moon Township, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate84%

Robert Morris University Admissions

It is not difficult to get into Robert Morris University. Around 84% of applicants get into Robert Morris University each year. Out of 5,956 applications received in 2023, 5,030 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Robert Morris University, the fee for the application costs $30.

Robert Morris University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Robert Morris University's admissions stats.

Robert Morris University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 16%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 85%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 15%
Waitlist Yes

Robert Morris University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Robert Morris University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Robert Morris University?

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

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Robert Morris University Admissions

Is Robert Morris University Hard To Get Into?

It is not difficult to get into Robert Morris University. Robert Morris University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2022, Robert Morris University accepted 84% of all applicants, about 5,030 from the 5,956 applicants.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Robert Morris University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to Robert Morris University

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Robert Morris University

In 2021, Robert Morris University waitlisted 184 students and 184 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 77 eventually received an admissions offer.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Robert Morris University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling 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 put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Robert Morris University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Robert Morris University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Class Rank Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Interview Important
Talent/Ability Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Application Essay Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered

Make sure to check with Robert Morris University for more information on admission factors.

Robert Morris University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

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

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Robert Morris University?

Students admitted to Robert Morris University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 42% submitted a class rank. At Robert Morris University 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 42% were in the top 25% and 79% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Robert Morris University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Robert Morris University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Robert Morris University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 85% of Robert Morris University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 15% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Robert Morris University?

To be competitive with other Robert Morris University applicants, you should aim to score between 1010 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Robert Morris University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Robert Morris University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Robert Morris University students scored 600 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

To be most competitive at Robert Morris University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Robert Morris University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Robert Morris University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

More Information on Transferring to Robert Morris University

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Robert Morris University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Robert Morris University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Robert Morris University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Robert Morris University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Robert Morris University.

Does Robert Morris University accept transfer credits?

✅ Robert Morris University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Robert Morris University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Robert Morris University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Robert Morris University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Robert Morris University?

❌ No, Robert Morris University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Robert Morris University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Robert Morris University is 84%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Robert Morris University?

❌ Robert Morris University does not offer early decision.

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Robert Morris University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Robert Morris University? Robert Morris University is a less selective institution. The Robert Morris University acceptance rate is 84%. This means that the institution accepts 84 out of every 100 applicants.


Robert Morris University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Robert Morris University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Robert Morris University is Continuous processing.

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

Robert Morris University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1210


Math SAT Range

510 - 610


Reading SAT Range

510 - 600

Robert Morris University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Robert Morris University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.57. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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