Robert Morris University Illinois
Chicago, IL 60605


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 2,703
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 250 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Robert Morris University Illinois is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 2,732 applications and only 632 students were granted admission. Robert Morris University Illinois is at the #21 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Robert Morris University Illinois's tuition was $25,800 for all students regardless of residency (3.7% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Robert Morris University Illinois's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 63% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,265 (which is 3.1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Robert Morris University Illinois in 2016-2017, was 498, which is 79% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,475 (which is 9.8% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Robert Morris University Illinois has enrolled a total of 2,703 students (2,283 students full-time and 420 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,703 students, 362 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 53% men and 47% women and 2,352 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 351 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 35%

Hispanic: 30%

Black/African American: 26%

Asian: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 9 largest majors offered at Robert Morris University Illinois.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 63% 95
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 17% 26
Visual And Performing Arts 4% 6
Legal Professions And Studies 3% 4
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 2
Personal And Culinary Services 0% 0
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 0% 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 0% 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 0% 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Robert Morris University Illinois full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Robert Morris University Illinois graduates 6 years after enrollment is $28,100. Last year, out of the total 3,406 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,065 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,388 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,818 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $28,100 $31,300
Employment Rate 90% 87%
Total Graduates 3,406 4,388

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Robert Morris University Illinois.

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0.1 mile away
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0.1 mile away
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0.2 mile away
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0.2 mile away
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