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Robert Morris University Admission Requirements

Moon Township, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Robert Morris University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
84.1%
Admission Difficulty for Robert Morris University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Robert Morris University and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #94 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,274 out of 6,269 applicants were admitted making Robert Morris University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Robert Morris University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Robert Morris University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
81%
SAT Scores for Robert Morris University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Robert Morris University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1120

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Robert Morris University?

Robert Morris University typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The school ranks #39 in Pennsylvania for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Robert Morris University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >90%
1115 to 1200 Avg + 84%-90%
1030 to 1115 Avg - 76%-84%
945 to 1030 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 945 Low <64%
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Robert Morris University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
18%
ACT Scores for Robert Morris University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Robert Morris University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Robert Morris University?

Admission data indicates that Robert Morris University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #36 in Pennsylvania for highest average ACT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Robert Morris University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Robert Morris University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >91%
24 to 28 Avg + 84%-91%
21 to 24 Avg - 77%-84%
18 to 21 Reach 68%-77%
Less than 18 Low <68%
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Robert Morris University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.46
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Robert Morris University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Robert Morris University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Robert Morris University was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #34 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.46 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Robert Morris University accepts 84% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Robert Morris University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 32% Good
3.50 to 3.75 22% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 14% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

77% of Robert Morris University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Robert Morris University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 14%
Top 25% of class 42%
Top 50% of class 77%
Bottom 50% of class 23%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Robert Morris University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,416 2,853 6,269
Accepted 2,850 2,424 5,274
Acceptance Rate 83% 85% 84%
Enrolled 387 430 817
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 18% 15%

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
247

Applicants have 247 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Robert Morris University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Robert Morris University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Robert Morris University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215655 IPEDS survey data for Robert Morris University.

FAQs

Does Robert Morris University prefer SAT or ACT?

81% of students submit their SAT scores to Robert Morris University. 18% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Robert Morris University?

84% of those who apply are granted admission to Robert Morris University. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Robert Morris University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1200. 81% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Robert Morris University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 28. 18% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.