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By the Numbers

RMU FYI

* The university has a 92-percent placement rate, meaning that 85 percent of students have a job and 7 percent are enrolled in graduate schools a year after graduation. Among those who are employed, 88 percent are working in their field of choice.

* Approximately 83 percent of undergraduate students receive financial aid from RMU.

*The RMU School of Business is accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Only 5 percent of business schools worldwide share this prestigious designation.

* RMU was one of the first 10 universities to be named a Center of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries for its actuarial science program. Currently only 26 universities worldwide have earned this designation. High school students who want to enter RMU's program must score at least a 650 on the mathematics portion of the SAT.

* We offer the only four-year nuclear medicine technology program in western Pennsylvania, as well as the region's only bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering.

* Eighty-two percent of RMU students complete at least one internship before they graduate, and most of them are paid.

* RMU offers the only ABET-accredited bachelor's degree in manufacturing engineering in western Pennsylvania.

Athletic Achievements

* The Colonials have claimed 42 Northeast Conference regular-season championships and 42 league tournament titles.

* Men's basketball leads all programs at RMU with 11 NEC regular-season and eight NEC tournament championships, respectively.

* RMU boasts the only two NCAA Division I ice hockey programs in Pittsburgh.

* 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 that were honored in consecutive years. Nine of those student-athletes went on to earn Capital One Academic All-America honors.

* Since 1988, RMU student-athletes have been named the Northeast Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year in their respective sport 36 times.
 
* 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.

* RMU also holds seven NEC Tournament titles in volleyball and six in softball and softball.

* The average graduation rate of RMU student athletes is 73 percent. The national average graduation rate for all Division I student-athletes is about 63 percent.

By the Numbers 

Founded: 1921

Location: Moon Township, Pa.

Enrollment: 5,358 (4,486 undergraduate, 872 graduate)

Student Population: 54% male, 46% female, from 45 states and 41 nations

Resident Students: 2,055

International Students: 541

Full-time instructional faculty:
183

Total full-time employees: 636

Student-to-faculty ratio: 15 to 1

Average class size:
21.6

Academic Schools: 
School of Business

School of Communications and Information Systems

School of Education and Social Sciences

School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science

School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Athletic Affiliation: NCAA Division I

Varsity Sports: 16

Nickname: Colonials

Colors: Navy blue, white and red

For more information contact Jonathan Potts at 412-397-5291.