Resources for the Class of 2027

Welcome to RMU. This page is designed to assist you with the college search and selection process.

You can use this guide as a starting point but our staff is always available to answer any questions you may have. We are happy to arrange for you to meet in person (or virtually) with us, and financial aid counselors, or even professors.

Application Information

The Fall 2023 application is now open!

  • Visit, Common Application or the Coalition Application
  • Rolling Admissions
  • No cost to apply
  • All admitted students will automatically be considered for a merit scholarship

Test Optional Policy

To make the admissions process as flexible as possible, RMU has waived the requirement for all programs for freshman applicants for Fall 2023. Learn more here.

Meet Your Counselor

At RMU, we understand the importance of providing personal attention to each one of our prospective students. Our admissions counselors are available to you throughout the college search and selection process. For prospective students and families, your assigned counselor is your first contact for all questions. Click here to view our admissions counselors and their profiles to find your direct contact.

Meet Your Ambassadors

Colonial Ambassadors — current student tour guides — are passionate about RMU and are dedicated to showcasing campus in the best way. They are fun, energetic and full of stories to share with prospective students and their families.

Click here to learn more about who they are and find someone who matches with your interests.

Campus Visits

Take a personal tour of our 230-acre suburban campus and see why so many students say they knew as soon as they visited that RMU was right for them. Click here to schedule your visit!

RMU is Affordable

Keeping college within reach: 90% of RMU students receive financial aid. Earning your diploma should give you an advantage in your career, not a burden. That's why RMU is one of the most affordable private universities in Pennsylvania. Learn more below:

The 2023-24 FAFSA opened on October 1 and RMU will be sending financial aid packages to completed filers with an admissions decision after the new year. To add RMU to your FAFSA, please use our school code (003359).

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Virtual Tour of Campus

We know that visiting campus is a critical part of the decision-making process for all students. Since we are unable to host you on campus at this time, we suggest taking our virtual tour of campus. It’s the next best thing to being here in person.

Virtual Tour

Have Questions? 

As you and your family prepare to apply for college and move through the search process, it’s likely that you will have questions along the way. You can reach out to the Office of Admissions at or (412)397-5200, and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have.