Robert Morris University

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Robert Morris University



Tuition

$16,590 / year

Room and Board

$8,410

Application deadline

July 1

Application fee

$30




Educational Resources

Libraries

Students have access to 97 online databases, the majority of which are available either on or off-campus via the RMU Electronic Library. The Library participates in the Pennsylvania E-Z Borrow program which provides rapid access to books and other research materials owned by numerous participating Pennsylvania college libraries.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 135,989 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 584 current serial subscriptions.
  • 329,181 microforms.
  • 2,573 Audio/Visual items.
  • 1,873 e-books.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 300 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 36 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 0 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 100 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, psychological, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 28% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 78% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 10% of housing units are Triples.
  • 11% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 11 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 18% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 25% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: International Student Scholarship Dinner, Snowball Dinner and Dance, Gateway Clipper Dance, Almost Midnight Breakfast, Homecoming Weekend, Pittsburgh Speakers Series
  • Student activities: drama/theater, marching band, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, television station
  • In total, there are about 50 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Order of Omega, Sigma Beta Delta, Alpha Chi, Alpha Iota Mu
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry Association, Chi Alpha, Coalition for Christian Outreach, Catholic Campus Ministry
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, International Student Organization
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Club, Accounting and Financial Management Association, Actuarial Science Club, American Institute of Graphic Arts, American Marketing Association, ACM, AITP, Communication Executives Organization, Financial Management Association, Health Services Management Association, Hospitality and Tourism Management Association, Institute of Management Accountants, National Broadcasting Society, Phi Beta Lambda, Public Relations Society, Society for the Advancement of Management, Society for Human Resource Management, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, Sport Management Association, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, Student Government Association, Intramural sports, RMU Ambassadors, RMU Band, Stageworks Theater Group, Rotaract Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Sentry (bi-weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh, PA (3)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh, PA (17)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh, PA (17)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 66% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 6 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 4% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 4% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, other

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