Robert Morris University Illinois

  • Robert Morris University offers professional, career-focused education in a collegiate setting to diverse communities. Robert Morris University is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-location institution offering associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree programs that focus on integrating theory and applications. Robert Morris University prepares students to be practitioners in their chosen fields, socially responsible to their communities, and a foundation for their families.
School Highlights
  • Robert Morris University Illinois serves 3,205 students (84% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
  • Robert Morris University Illinois is one of 28 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to Robert Morris University Illinois is East-West University (0.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Robert Morris University Illinois places among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 129 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Robert Morris University Illinois(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty129 staff123 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Robert Morris University Illinois has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Robert Morris University Illinois diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,205 students3,999 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:135:1
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# Full-Time Students2,708 students1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students497 students2,613 students
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# Undergraduate Students2,666 students1,667 students
# Graduate Students42 students14 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
250240
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% Asian
3%
4%
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% Hispanic
24%
16%
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% Black
23%
14%
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% White
43%
60%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
4%
-
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.700.59
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,100$31,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $23,700 is more than the state average of $15,527. The private state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$23,700$15,527
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$24,866$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,854$4,000
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Acceptance Rate24%89%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Robert Morris University Illinois is East-West University (0.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • East-West University
    Private, non-profit
    555 students | 0.40 Mi816 S Michigan Ave
    Chicago IL  60605
    (312)939-0111
    0.40555
  • MacCormac College
    MacCormac College Photo
    Private, non-profit
    216 students | 0.40 Mi29 E. Madison
    Chicago IL  60602
    (312)922-1884
    0.40216
  • Taylor Business Institute
    Private, for profit
    176 students | 0.60 Mi180 N WABASH AVE FL 5
    Chicago IL  60601
    (312)658-5100
    0.60176
  • 9,392 students | 0.70 Mi30 E Lake St
    Chicago IL  60601
    (312)553-5600
    0.709,392
  • Coyne College
    Private, for profit
    611 students | 1.40 Mi330 North Green Street
    Chicago IL  60607
    (773)577-8100
    1.40611
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Chicago community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Chicago is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.