Transfer Students

Over 30% of the Robert Morris University Illinois student body is made up of transfer students just like you. At RMU, you will find the tools and resources you need to build upon what you have already started. Our cohort system is designed to keep you on track, giving you only the courses you need to complete your degree. Learn more about our Transfer of Credit Policy.

RMU Advantages

Double Major

Associate Degree students have the opportunity to earn a second bachelor's degree at no tuition cost.

Dual Degree

Obtain your bachelor's and master's degrees simultaneously to save time and money.

Credit for Work Experience

Earn up to one term of college credit which can save up to one entire term of tuition.

Transfer Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship - Associate degree students with a 3.5 GPA or higher are eligible for a PTK scholarship up to $6,000.

Premiere Community College Partnerships - RMU is offering scholarships of up to $12,000 to Associate Degree graduates from over 30 colleges in the state of Illinois. To learn more contact
Chicago City Colleges Star Scholar Scholarship - Associate degree graduates from Chicago City Colleges can receive 20% off each academic year toward a bachelor degree in our College of Adult Studies. Learn more here.

Join us for Transfer Tuesday!

This exclusive event helps you transition to Robert Morris University.  Learn about our academic programs, generous transfer of credit, financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Bring your official transcript on Transfer Tuesday for an informal transcript evaluation.  You may even receive acceptance to RMU on the same night! 

Transfer Admissions

The following materials are considered for acceptance:

  • College record or associate degree
  • High school record/GED score
  • Examination results from ACT, SAT, AESA or CLEP

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Financing Your Education

Students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. With over $30 million awarded in 2015-2016, Robert Morris University offers a competitive financial aid program.  Scholarships are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Our Accreditation

Robert Morris University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association and participates in the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI). This website highlights courses that are eligible for transfer credit to RMU, and which RMU classes they would replace.

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.