Robert Morris University Illinois

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$25,800

2.38% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$21,209

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.98%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

23.1%

2,732 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,703

84.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

69.8%

169 Graduates

About

Robert Morris University Illinois is a higher education institution located in Cook County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Robert Morris University Illinois were General Business Administration & Management (326 degrees awarded), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (150 degrees), and Information Technology (38 degrees).

In 2016, 1,172 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Robert Morris University Illinois. 54.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (473 degrees), 1.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (341 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Robert Morris University Illinois is $25,800, which is $5,640 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Robert Morris University Illinois is $25,800, which is $5,640 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,209.

In 2016, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 80% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,800

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Robert Morris University Illinois was $25,800. The cost of tuition at Robert Morris University Illinois is $5,640 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$21,209

2016 Value

11.9%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Robert Morris University Illinois had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,209. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Robert Morris University Illinois grew by 11.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,687

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Robert Morris University Illinois was of $9,687 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 11.7% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

80%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Robert Morris University Illinois received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.05% with respect to 2015, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.98%

2015 Default Rate

138

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Robert Morris University Illinois was 7.98%, which represents 138 out of the 1730 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Robert Morris University Illinois received 2,732 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 7.92% annual decline. Out of those 2,732 applicants, 632 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 23.1% acceptance rate.

There were 2,703 students enrolled at Robert Morris University Illinois in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Robert Morris University Illinois has an overall enrollment yield of 87.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

23.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

632

Accepted Out of 2,732

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Robert Morris University Illinois was 23.1% (632 admissions from 2,732 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 24.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -7.92%, while admissions declined by -129%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Robert Morris University Illinois in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Robert Morris University Illinois has a total enrollment of 2,703 students. The full-time enrollment at Robert Morris University Illinois is 2,283 students and the part-time enrollment is 420. This means that 84.5% of students enrolled at Robert Morris University Illinois are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Robert Morris University Illinois, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.3% White, 29.6% Hispanic or Latino, 25.9% Black or African American, 3% Asian, 1.66% Two or More Races, 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.148% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Robert Morris University Illinois in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (22.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (14.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (26.7%), followed by White Male (23.3%) and Black or African American Female (13.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Robert Morris University Illinois, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,703 students. The full-time enrollment at Robert Morris University Illinois is 2,283 and the part-time enrollment is 420. This means that 84.5% of students enrolled at Robert Morris University Illinois are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

49%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Robert Morris University Illinois was 49%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Robert Morris University Illinois had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    955

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    800

  3. Black or African American

    701

The enrolled student population at Robert Morris University Illinois is 35.3% White, 29.6% Hispanic or Latino, 25.9% Black or African American, 3% Asian, 1.66% Two or More Races, 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.148% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 72 students (2.66%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 98 more women than men received degrees from Robert Morris University Illinois. The majority of degree recipients at Robert Morris University Illinois are white (473 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (341 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Robert Morris University Illinois is General Business Administration & Management (326 degrees awarded), followed by Other Multidisciplinary Studies (150 degrees) and Information Technology (38 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Robert Morris University Illinois, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees awarded), Business (747 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Robert Morris University Illinois are Accountants & auditors (1,087,334 people), Miscellaneous managers (806,886 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (512,140 people), Financial managers (435,217 people), and Chief executives & legislators (335,529 people).

The most specialized majors at Robert Morris University Illinois are Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees awarded), Business (747 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees), Legal (30 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (55 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Robert Morris University Illinois are Physicians & surgeons, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Robert Morris University Illinois are Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees awarded), Business (747 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees), Legal (30 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (55 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Robert Morris University Illinois are Computer Systems Design (867,271 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (597,654 people), Elementary & secondary schools (572,476 people), Banking & related activities (528,333 people), and Hospitals (474,925 people).

The most specialized majors at Robert Morris University Illinois are Interdisciplinary Studies (150 degrees awarded), Business (747 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (44 degrees), Legal (30 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (55 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Robert Morris University Illinois.

Most Common

  1. 326 degrees awarded

  2. 150 degrees awarded

  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Robert Morris University Illinois was General Business Administration & Management with 326 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 537

  2. 635

In 2016, 537 degrees were awarded to men at Robert Morris University Illinois, which is 0.846 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (635).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 298 degrees were awarded to men at Robert Morris University Illinois in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.94 times less than the 317 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 317 degrees were awarded to women at Robert Morris University Illinois in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.06 times more than the 298 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

74%

100% Completion Time

79%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 74% of students graduating from Robert Morris University Illinois completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 79% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 80% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Robert Morris University Illinois is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.78% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    473 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    341 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    262 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Robert Morris University Illinois is white (473 degrees awarded). There were 1.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (341 degrees).

1.37% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    251 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    222 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    208 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Robert Morris University Illinois is white male (251 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (222 degrees).

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Operations

Robert Morris University Illinois has an endowment valued at nearly $34.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-93k (-0.269%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Robert Morris University Illinois had a total expenditure of $73.7M. Of that $73.7M, they spent $23.8M on salaries and $73.7M on benefits.

Robert Morris University Illinois employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Robert Morris University Illinois are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Robert Morris University Illinois are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 49 employees, Management, with 46 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 15 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$34.5M

2015 Endowment

19%

decline from 2014

Robert Morris University Illinois has an endowment valued at about $34.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Robert Morris University Illinois declined 19% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $5.66M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.72M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Robert Morris University Illinois received $1.72M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$23.8M

Salary Expenditure

$73.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Robert Morris University Illinois had a total expenditure of $73.7M. Of that $73.7M, they spent $23.8M on salaries and $73.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Robert Morris University Illinois as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$23.8M

2015 Salaries

8.67%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Robert Morris University Illinois paid a median of $23.8M in salaries, which represents 32.3% of their overall expenditure ($73.7M) and a 8.67% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.93% decline from 2013 and a 14.7% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.45M

Instructional Salaries

76

Number of Employees

In 2015, Robert Morris University Illinois paid a total of $5.45M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

49 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Robert Morris University Illinois were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Robert Morris University Illinois were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 49 employees; Management with 46 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 15 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Robert Morris University Illinois was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Robert Morris University Illinois.

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