401 S State Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 1,693 students (87% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,693 students
  • In-state tuition: $23,700
  • Out-state tuition: $23,700
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 73%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Robert Morris University Illinois ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 219 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Robert Morris University Illinois
(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
219 staff
239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Robert Morris University Illinois has declined by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The Robert Morris University Illinois diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,693 students
3,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,474 students
1,099 students
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# Part-Time Students
219 students
2,008 students
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# Undergraduate Students
1,452 students
1,156 students
# Graduate Students
22 students
22 students
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IL All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
136 students
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% Asian
3%
5%
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% Hispanic
33%
27%
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% Black
31%
13%
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% White
27%
48%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.72
0.68
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,100
$32,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $23,700 is more than the state average of $8,158. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $23,700 is more than the state average of $10,899. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$23,700
$8,158
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$23,700
$10,899
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
98%
76%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Robert Morris University Illinois and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in IL by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$24,500
$7,963
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Robert Morris University Illinois and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,333
$4,549
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Robert Morris University Illinois and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in IL by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
63%
100%
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SAT Reading
n/a
390
SAT Math
n/a
360
SAT Writing
n/a
355
ACT Composite
n/a
17
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
17
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,693 students
  • In-state tuition: $23,700
  • Out-state tuition: $23,700
  • Acceptance Rate: 63%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 73%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Cook County, IL public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,662 per year for in-state students and $10,145 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,825 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Cook County, IL is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Cook County, IL community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Cook County, IL is Robert Morris University Illinois. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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