Freshmen Students


Robert Morris University Illinois blends structured academic study with hands-on experiences. This approach will provide you with the practical skills necessary to meet the challenges of a global economy upon graduation.

Experience-based Learning at RMU encourages individuals to seek diverse options, consider challenging alternatives and participate in real-work experiences that inspire problem solving and change.

We invite you to learn more about the freshman experience or take a sneak peek of RMU.   

The RMU Advantage

  • Last year, RMU awarded over $30 million in scholarships.
  • 7 out of 10 students participate in university sports or organizations.
  • 97% of RMU Bachelor degree graduates finished in 4 years or less.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked RMU the most diverse university in the Midwest.
  • 20:1 Student to Faculty ratio.
  • Center for Professional Advancement helps develop student's career strategy through career management curriculum, integration projects, internships and career services.
  • 2000+ experiential opportunities for RMU students
  • 99% of first-time, full-time, undergraduates receive financial aid.

RMU is proud of our tradition of excellence and we invite you to become a part of that tradition.  We look forward to having you join our eagle community.




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Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.