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Robert Morris University
Moon Township, PA
Robert Morris, founded in 1921, is a private university focusing on business-related areas. Its 230-acre campus is located in Moon Township, west of downtown Pittsburgh.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 4,384
   Women 1,861 (42.4%)
   Men 2,523 (57.6%)
Graduate Students 815
Entrance Difficulty Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate 80% of 7,164 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.46
SAT Math 529 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 516 average
470-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $43,156
  Tuition and Fees $28,250
  Room and Board $10,910
Average Percent of Need Met 74%
Average Freshman Award $24,242
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 214
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Moon Township Population 24,185
Nearest Metropolitan Area Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 88% of freshmen, 51% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Colonial
Sororities 15.9% of women participate
Fraternities 10% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
7.3% Black/African-American
2.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.9% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students 12.4% from 39 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 44.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 9.0%