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Robert Morris University Admissions

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

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than June 1.

Robert Morris University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Robert Morris University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 16%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 85%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 15%
Waitlist Yes

Applying Early to Robert Morris University?

Robert Morris University 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.

How To Get Into Robert Morris University

Robert Morris University is a slightly difficult school to get into. Robert Morris University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, Robert Morris University accepted 84% of students, around 5,030 of the 5,956 students who applied.

Schools that are slightly 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.

Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.

In 2020, Robert Morris University waitlisted 184 students. Of those, 184 eventually got off the waitlist.

What Does Robert Morris University 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 given the most weight 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 choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Robert Morris University

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

Robert Morris University 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Robert Morris University 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) 2.03
Interview
Transcript of High School Record

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%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Robert Morris University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 42%

Robert Morris University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Robert Morris University 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.

In 2020, 85% of Robert Morris University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 15% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Robert Morris University?

To be competitive with other Robert Morris University applicants, you should strive to earn 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.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Robert Morris University?

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.

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Transferring to Robert Morris University

For transfer students, it is slightly 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
  • ACE recommendations for credit

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?

Robert Morris University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Robert Morris University's acceptance rate?

Robert Morris University's acceptance rate is 84%.

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Admission Difficulty

Less Selective

84%

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.

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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 ACT Scores

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ACT Range

21 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

21 to 27

Avg

21 and Less

Low

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Robert Morris University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1210

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Math SAT Range

510 - 610

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Reading SAT Range

510 - 600

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Robert Morris University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.57

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.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,608

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$32,130

Out-of-State

$32,130

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Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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