Robert Morris University (RMU)

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RMU can be found in Moon Township, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around five thousand students enrolled per year at RMU.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 1390 (25th percentile) - 1690 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 21 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants accepted to RMU. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the RMU average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.33 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 81 percent with 22 percent of applicants deciding to enroll.

Overall RMU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Robert Morris University was reported as 80.5% in Fall 2013 with over 5,690 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • RMU SAT Scores: 1390 - 1690
  • RMU ACT Scores: 21 - 24
  • RMU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Robert Morris University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into RMU, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Robert Morris University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 91.7%
  • 2010-2011: 88.5%
  • 2011-2012: 79.1%
  • 2012-2013: 82.3%
  • 2013-2014: 80.5%
  • Projected RMU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 82.5%

How Does RMU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Robert Morris University is forty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
La Roche College55.7%
Point Park University73.9%
Duquesne University74.1%
Carlow University95.2%
Chatham University60.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to RMU (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 550
Math480 - 590
Writing450 - 550
Total Score1390 - 1690
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 23
Math19 - 25
Composite Score21 - 24
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