International Students



Robert Morris University has students and alumni from 25 countries around the world. The university is a partner with EducationUSA, a division within the U.S. Department of State. RMU embodies the vision of the office of the U.S. Secretary of State, which promotes bilateral people-to-people communication.

  • Robert Morris University is approved for foreign students by the U.S. Justice Department.
  • The University is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students


  • The university offers both Undergraduate and Graduate programs.
  • Areas of study include Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Information Systems, Health Studies, etc. View our Course Catalog.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Robert Morris University welcomes students and faculty from other countries into the RMU community. There is no tuition increase for international students.

  • Scholarships are available through athletic and academic programs.


The Universityís main campus is located in the heart of Chicago, and is within the cityís downtown education corridor.

There are several advantages to attending school in an urban setting:


Many transportation options are available in the city, allowing students to forgo owning a car.


The city provides a variety of housing options.

Cultural Experiences

A wealth of cultural opportunities are available for students to explore in Chicago.

Work Experience

The city provides numerous opportunities to integrate classroom learning with real workplace experiences.


A multitude of dining options are within walking distance of the campus.


Numerous recreation and athletic venues are available for fun in the city.





Please contact:

Danielle Naffziger

EducationUSA Centers

EducationUSA centers are the U.S. State Department's network of over 400 advising centers in 170 countries designed to assist students in fiĀnding the appropriate university. View the EducationUSA series

EducationUSA Webinars

Campus Life Urban Setting.
Campus Employment

U.S. News's Lessons for International Students About Dating in the U.S.

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.