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ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY

RMU had AMONG THE BIGGEST INCREASES OF ALL NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES in the U.S. News and World Report 2017 "Best Colleges" rankings, rising 12 spots to No. 176. The 12-point overall jump is the MOST AMONG PENNSYLVANIA'S 13 universities on the list, including Carnegie Mellon, Penn State, Pitt, Villanova, Penn and Duquesne.

Six degree programs are named 2017 BEST ONLINE PROGRAMS BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT, including the bachelor’s degree program overall and the M.B.A., nursing, education, computer information technology, and other business graduate programs.

RMU is a RESIDENTIAL UNIVERSITY WHERE 83% OF FRESHMAN LIVE ON CAMPUS, as well as almost half of all undergraduates.

We have an international student body, and 12% OF RMU STUDENTS COME FROM ANOTHER COUNTRY, more than twice the national college average.

Among those who request it, 90% OF FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATES RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID.

The RMU School of Business is ACCREDITED BY AACSB INTERNATIONAL - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Only 5% of business schools worldwide share this prestigious designation.

RMU is one of only 30 universities worldwide to be NAMED A CENTER OF ACTUARIAL EXCELLENCE by the Society of Actuaries for its actuarial science program.

RMU had the FIRST STATE BOARD OF NURSING-APPROVED DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE PROGRAM in Pennsylvania.

RMU is PART OF THE NATIONAL ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING INNOVATION INSTITUTE, a $70 million federal initiative that includes Carnegie Mellon University and Penn State.

RMU is the FIRST UNIVERSITY IN THE STATE TO JOIN THE AMAZON WEB SERVICES ACADEMY, offering its cloud computing curriculum to prepare students for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification exam.

Four out of five RMU students COMPLETE AT LEAST ONE INTERNSHIP BEFORE THEY GRADUATE, and most of them are paid.

RMU has three undergraduate computing degrees ACCREDITED BY ABET-CAC.

FAST FACTS
Founded: 1921
Location: Moon Township, Pa.
Enrollment: 5,199 (4,384 undergraduate, 815 graduate)
Student population: 55% men, 45% women, from 48 states and 39 nations
Full-time faculty members: 168
Full-time employees including faculty: 611

NCAA DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Since 1990, the Colonials have claimed 45 CONFERENCE REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPIONSHIPS AND 46 LEAGUE TOURNAMENT TITLES among 16 Division I sports.

RMU boasts the ONLY NCAA DIVISION I ICE HOCKEY PROGRAM IN PITTSBURGH, for both men and women.

Since 1992, Robert Morris has placed 54 STUDENT-ATHLETES ON CAPITAL ONE DISTRICT II ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA TEAMS. Included in that group are 23 student-athletes who were honored in consecutive years. Nine of those student-athletes went on to earn Capital One Academic All-America honors.

FORTY RMU STUDENT-ATHLETES HAVE BEEN NAMED THE NORTHEAST CONFERENCE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR in their respective sport since 1988.

The men’s basketball team’s EIGHT NEC TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE THE MOST IN LEAGUE HISTORY, and the team owns two of the four wins by the conference in the NCAA Tournament.

Along with WINNING THEIR THIRD NEC CHAMPIONSHIP in four years, the women's basketball team had the SECOND-HIGHEST CUMULATIVE GPA IN THE COUNTRY among Div. I programs in 2016-17.

RMU also holds EIGHT NEC TOURNAMENT TITLES IN VOLLEYBALL, SEVEN IN WOMEN'S BASKETBALL, AND SIX IN SOFTBALL AND FOOTBALL.

About 450 RMU students compete in 16 Division I sports, and their AVERAGE GRADUATION RATE IS 73 PERCENT. The national average graduation rate for all Division I student-athletes is about 63 percent.

RMU is the FIRST UNIVERSITY IN THE STATE TO JOIN THE AMAZON WEB SERVICES ACADEMY, offering its cloud computing curriculum to prepare students for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification exam.

FAST FACTS
Athletic affiliation: NCAA Division I
Varsity sports: 16
Nickname: Colonials
Colors: Navy blue, white, and red