Robert Morris University Illinois

401 S State Street
Chicago, IL 60605-0000
Tel: (312)935-6800
  • 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 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Robert Morris University Illinois is one of 29 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
  • The nearest community college is East-West University (0.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 129 teachers has declined by 48% 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
Robert Morris University Illinois Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,205 has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,205 students3,818 students
Robert Morris University Illinois Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:136:1
Robert Morris University Illinois Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,708 students1,205 students
Robert Morris University Illinois Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students497 students2,613 students
Robert Morris University Illinois Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Robert Morris University Illinois Enrollment Breakdown IL All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students2,666 students1,467 students
# Graduate Students42 students14 students
Robert Morris University Illinois Graduation BreakDown IL All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
250240
Robert Morris University Illinois Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% Asian
3%
4%
Robert Morris University Illinois Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
24%
15%
Robert Morris University Illinois Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
23%
14%
Robert Morris University Illinois Black (2007-2016)
% White
43%
61%
Robert Morris University Illinois White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Robert Morris University Illinois More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
4%
-
Robert Morris University Illinois Non Resident (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Robert Morris University Illinois Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.700.58
Robert Morris University Illinois Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,100$32,200
Robert Morris University Illinois Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Robert Morris University Illinois In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%82%
Robert Morris University Illinois % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$24,866$7,862
Robert Morris University Illinois Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,854$4,000
Robert Morris University Illinois Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate24%89%
Robert Morris University Illinois Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • 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
    Private, non-profit
    216 students | 0.40 Mi29 E. Madison
    Chicago IL  60602
    (312)922-1884
    0.40216
  • Taylor Business Institute
    Private, for profit
    280 students | 0.50 Mi318 West Adams Street, Suite 500
    Chicago IL  60606
    (312)658-5100
    0.50280
  • 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
Recent Articles
September 13, 2017
Learn about the different financial options you have for affording community college.
September 13, 2017
If you are starting community college as an adult, there are certain challenges you can expect to face. Understanding and anticipating those challenges will help you to face them head-on with the greatest chance for success.
September 13, 2017
Do you feel stuck in a career you don't enjoy? Are you considering making a switch? If so, keep reading to learn about community college for changing careers.
Did You Know?
For Chicago public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,721 per year for in-state students and $8,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,602 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Chicago is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Chicago community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Chicago is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.