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Robert Morris University Admission Requirements

Moon Township, Pennsylvania

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Chances of getting into Robert Morris University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
86%
Admission Difficulty for Robert Morris University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into Robert Morris University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Robert Morris University is 86%.  It ranks #78 in Pennsylvania for lowest rate of acceptance. Robert Morris University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 3,827 out of 4,469 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent (SAT 1040/1230 ACT 24/28). Robert Morris University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.57. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Robert Morris University application fee is $30 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Robert Morris University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 81% of students submitted SAT scores and 18% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Robert Morris University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1040-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
81%
SAT Scores for Robert Morris University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1040
SAT Scores for Robert Morris University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1140

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Robert Morris University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 1140 out of 1600. Robert Morris University ranks #22 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 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Robert Morris University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >91%
1135 to 1230 Avg + 86%-91%
1040 to 1135 Avg - 78%-86%
945 to 1040 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 945 Low <68%
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Robert Morris University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
18%
ACT Scores for Robert Morris University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 24
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 26

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 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #15 in Pennsylvania and #250 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 18 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Robert Morris University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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%
26 to 28 Avg + 86%-91%
24 to 26 Avg - 78%-86%
22 to 24 Reach 68%-78%
Less than 22 Low <68%
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Robert Morris University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.57
Typical High School Grades
B+

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

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Robert Morris University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Robert Morris University was 3.57 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #29 in Pennsylvania for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.57 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Robert Morris University accepts 86% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

79% 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 16%
Top 25% of class 42%
Top 50% of class 79%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Robert Morris University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,356 2,112 4,469
Accepted 1,973 1,854 3,827
Acceptance Rate 84% 88% 86%
Enrolled 278 287 565
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 15% 15%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Robert Morris University is $30.

Application Requirements

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

Robert Morris University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
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?

86% 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 1040 and 1230. 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 24 and 28. 18% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.