A private, suburban university near Pittsburgh, RMU combines the advantages of a safe residential campus with the opportunities for experiential learning, professional internships, and networking opportunities of a large city. The university combines academic excellence with a professional focus in more than 60 undergraduate and 20 graduate degree programs. It is one of the most affordable private universities in Pennsylvania. Among RMU's national rankings and achievements:
RMU is a pioneer in its emphasis on engaged learning. Professional experiences, service learning, global study, undergraduate research, campus leadership, cultural experiences and other valuable activities outside the classroom are documented on RMU’s unique Student Engagement Transcript. The high placement rate of 92% indicates the vast majority of students are employed or enrolled in graduate school within a year of graduation.
More than 100 clubs and organizations help students to develop leadership skills, network professionally and meet friends. With competitive teams in 16 NCAA Division I sports -- including football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s hockey, and men's and women's lacrosse -- students and alumni alike have plenty of opportunities to cheer on the Colonials.
Some 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students from 47 states and 39 nations are enrolled at Robert Morris University, at its main campus in Moon Township, its Downtown campus on Sixth Avenue, and online. The university's 571 employees include 200 full-time faculty members.