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 1020 (25th percentile) - 1210 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 21 (25th percentile) - 27 (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 3.13 to 3.45 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 84 percent with 15 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall RMU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Robert Morris University was reported as 84.5% in Fall 2020 with over 5,960 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 ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • RMU Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Robert Morris University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Robert Morris University, 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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Robert Morris University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 79.8%
  • 2017-2018: 83.3%
  • 2018-2019: 84.1%
  • 2019-2020: 84.5%
  • Projected RMU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 77.7%

How Does RMU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Robert Morris University is forty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
La Roche College99.4%
Point Park University73.1%
Carlow University91.8%
Chatham University62.2%
Geneva College53.2%

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 Recommended
  • 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to RMU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 600
Math510 - 610
Total Score1020 - 1210
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 26
Math19 - 25
Composite Score21 - 27
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