Robert Morris University

Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
3,940 Undergraduates
80% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Private
Region: Northeast
Division 1
Size: Small
Doctoral
Robert Morris University
6001 University Boulevard
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
15108-1189
(800) 762-0097
www.rmu.edu

Robert Morris University, a private university in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is one of the top 190 institutions of higher education in the United States. Andrew Blass founded the Pittsburgh School of Accountancy in 1921, and it became Robert Morris University in 2002. It’s named after a Founding Father of the United States, Robert Morris. Today, the campus sits on more than 200 acres of land in the suburban setting of Moon Township, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh. Notable alumni include ice hockey player Brianne McLaughlin, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Congo Robin Renee Sanders, football player Hank Fraley, soccer player Musa Shannon, football player Kevin Colbert, rapper Wale, U.S. Representative Adam Ravenstahl, ice hockey player Nathan Longpre and soccer player Neco Brett. The school’s colors are blue, white and red, its mascot is RoMo and its teams are nicknamed the Colonials. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division 1 - NEC, and the school has 16 varsity teams. Varsity sports offered include men’s football, basketball, lacrosse, ice hockey, soccer and golf, and women’s cross country, basketball, lacrosse, rowing, softball, indoor and outdoor track and field, soccer and volleyball.

Location

Moon Township is a township along the Ohio River in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. Moon is a part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area and is located 12 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. The origin of its name is unknown; a few historians suggest it was derived from a crescent-shaped bend in the river. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

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restaurants score

Students
59%

Men

41%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

83%

Live On Campus

239

New Transfer Students

Admissions
80%

Acceptance Rate

15%

Enrollment Yield

940-1140

SAT Range

7,164

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$24,536

Typical Cost

$29,420

Average Tuition

98%

Recieve Financial Aid

94%

Have Loans

$21,000

Median Debt

Academics
15.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Engineering Technologies

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Football Conference:

Northeast Conference

Basketball Conference:

Northeast Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Northeast Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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