Robert Morris University Illinois is pleased to announce that it has achieved top rankings in the annual US News and World Report Best Colleges List for 2019.

RMU’s main campus is located on State Street in downtown Chicago.  It has additional campuses in Orland Park, Waukegan, Elgin, Arlington Heights and Peoria.

US News has named RMU as #1 in social mobility, a category which recognizes the graduation success of economically disadvantaged students.  Equally significant, RMU has been ranked #1 in diversity for nine consecutive years.

In the overall ranking of Regional Universities, RMU is 33 of 153 schools, is recognized as one of the best colleges for Veterans, and for overall best value.

Robert Morris University Illinois President Mablene Krueger commented that this year’s report “recognizes the concerted effort by RMU faculty and staff who focus on the individual success potential in each student.  We know that students begin their college experiences with different expectations.  Through mentoring, faculty availability and a focus on experiential learning, Robert Morris aims to provide opportunities for students to discover their passions and talents and graduate as prepared, valuable contributors in their chosen career fields.”

With undergraduate programs in business administration, technology and media, nursing and health care, culinary and graphic design, Robert Morris University Illinois is one of the most affordable not-for-profit, private universities in the Midwest.  It offers students financial assistance through grants and a wide range of athletic and performing arts opportunities. It is the first University in the United States to offer scholarships for its successful eSports program.

Additionally, Morris Graduate School offers master’s degrees in business, information systems, management and human performance. Scheduled at a time and money saving accelerated rate, students can complete degrees in as little as 20 months.

Robert Morris University Illinois is a not-for-profit, accredited baccalaureate and graduate degree granting institution, serving students interested in getting an education in business, graphic arts, nursing and health care, culinary and computer studies at its main campus in Chicago, as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, Elgin, Orland Park, Peoria, and Lake County. For more information, call 800-762-5960 or visit the web site at