95% of beginning, undergraduate students receive financial aid

A private education isn’t as expensive as you might think. Robert Morris University Illinois has one of the lowest private tuitions in the state. Scholarships combined with grants and student loans make our already low tuition an even better investment in your future.

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Scholarships, Financial Aid, Tuition

Last year RMU awarded over $25 million dollars in scholarships.

Robert Morris University offers scholarship awards based on financial need, academic achievement, athletic ability and talent. Scholarships are awarded based on various criteria.  All are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis once students apply. While not an all-exclusive list, this highlights RMU’s premiere scholarships, that you may qualify for. To learn about other opportunities, please start the application process. 

 Select below for scholarship information:

For the 19-20 school year, the following Scholarship Awards are available to 2019 High School graduates:

Income-Based Scholarships
RMU will provide direct scholarship support to cover the students unmet tuition balance in accordance with the students Estimated Family Contribution (EFC). With this scholarship model, students with a family income of under $60,000 are guaranteed to receive RMU income-based awards.

Opportunity Grant
Domestic students who are unable to complete the FAFSA due to US citizenship requirements will qualify for $8,000 each academic year toward a bachelor’s degree. (International students who are attending on an F-1 visa do not qualify for this grant.)

GPA Merit Based Award
Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale qualify for $6,000 each academic year toward a bachelor’s degree.

Partner Community-Based Organization Grant
Students who participate in one of the following partner community based organizations may qualify for $6,000 each academic year toward a bachelor’s degree: AVID, OneGoal , Bottom Line, iMentor, Umoja, One Million Degrees, Phoenix Pact, Embarc, and College Possible. Students should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale and should receive recommendation by the organization.

Athletic and Performing Arts Opportunities
Scholarships are awarded for RMU’s 50 athletic teams and 9 performing arts groups based on talent at the discretion of the coach/director. Complete the Recruit Me form to receive more information.

Awards are available for incoming freshmen, who are recent 2019 high school graduates, starting enrollment during the July or September 2019 terms at RMU. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA while enrolled at RMU to renew their award. The total of all scholarships and grants cannot exceed the cost of tuition. Requirements apply.
  • Phi Theta Kappa scholarship for associate degree graduates with a 3.5 GPA or higher of up to $6,000
  • RMU can work with employer tuition reimbursement plans to defer payment until the end of each term
  • Premiere Community College Partnership scholarships of up to $12,000 to associate degree graduates from over 30 colleges in the state of Illinois
  • Chicago City College scholarship of up to $12,000 for associate degree graduates from Business, Computer Studies, Culinary, or Health Studies majors
  • Chicago Star Scholars scholarship up to 20% off tuition each academic year toward a bachelor’s degree for associate degree graduates from Chicago City Colleges
  • Athletic and Performing Arts Scholarships are awarded for RMU’s 55 athletic teams and 9 performing arts groups based on talent at the discretion of the coach/director. Complete the Recruit Me form to receive more information

2018-2019 Tuition and Fees

2018-2019 tuition will be effective as of July 1, 2018.

Full-Time (12 or more credit hours)
$9,350 per quarter

All students taking 12, 16, 20, or 24 quarter hours per quarter will be charged full-time tuition. Any student given permission by the Director of Education to take more than 24 hours will be charged extra for the additional courses.

Tuition is assessed each term based on enrolled hours on the day representing the official census for verification of enrollment. No tuition adjustment is done for repeated, incomplete, or failed coursework previously charged.

Part-Time (6 – 11 credit hours)
$6,300 per quarter

Less-Than-Part-Time Study (Less than 6 credit hours)
$3,150 per quarter

All programs have a fee charged per quarter for both part-time and full-time students. Fees are charged each quarter through the completion of student’s degree (Associates and/or Bachelor’s)

Computer Network Specialist  
$620 per quarter

Culinary Arts
$1,310 per quarter

Graphic Arts
$500 per quarter

Medical Assisting
$330 per quarter

Nursing
$1,430 per quarter

Surgical Technology
$1,430 per quarter

All Other Programs
$160 per quarter

Transportation Fee
A $105 transportation fee is charged to ALL full-time students attending our Chicago campus. Fee is charged each quarter

Per Course (4 credit hours)
$3,000 per course*
*Tuition will reduce to $2,000 per course beginning the February 2019 term.

Per Credit Hour
$750 per credit hour*
*Tuition will reduce to $500 per credit hour beginning the February 2019 term.

Program Fee
$260 per quarter

Transportation Fee
A $105 transportation fee is charged to ALL full-time students attending our Chicago campus. Fee is charged each quarter

Chicago – University Center – 3 quarter contract (non-refundable) – with meals
$14,808 per 3 quarters

Chicago – University Center – 4th or 5th quarters (restrictions apply) – with meals
$2,000 per quarter

*New starting Summer 2019

*Chicago – Wabash Building – shared room for 3 quarters (non-refundable) – with meals and flex dollars
$12,750 per 3 quarters

*Chicago – Wabash Building – single room for 3 quarters (non-refundable) – with meals and flex dollars
$14,550 per 3 quarters

Enrollment Deposit for students enrolling in the Summer (July) or Fall (September) Term
$40 (applied toward student account)
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Surgical Technology Program Deposit
$200 (applied toward student account)
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Nursing Program Deposit
$200 (applied toward student account)
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Housing Deposit
$300
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Study Abroad Deposit
$300
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2019-2020 Tuition and Fees

2019-2020 tuition will be effective as of July 1, 2019.

Full-Time (12 or more credit hours)
$9,800 per quarter

All students taking 12, 16, 20, or 24 quarter hours per quarter will be charged full-time tuition. Any student given permission by the Director of Education to take more than 24 hours will be charged extra for the additional courses.

Tuition is assessed each term based on enrolled hours on the day representing the official census for verification of enrollment. No tuition adjustment is done for repeated, incomplete, or failed coursework previously charged.

Part-Time (6 – 11 credit hours)
$6,540 per quarter

Less-Than-Part-Time Study (Less than 6 credit hours)
$3,270 per quarter

All programs have a fee charged per quarter for both part-time and full-time students. Fees are charged each quarter through the completion of student’s degree (Associates and/or Bachelor’s)

Computer Network Specialist  
$620 per quarter

Culinary Arts
$1,310 per quarter

Graphic Arts
$500 per quarter

Multi-Skilled Healthcare Technician
$330 per quarter

Nursing
$1,430 per quarter

Surgical Technology
$1,430 per quarter

All Other Programs
$160 per quarter

Transportation Fee
A $105 transportation fee is charged to ALL full-time students attending our Chicago campus. Fee is charged each quarter

 Per Course (4 credit hours)
$2,000 per course
*Tuition reduced to $2,000 per course in February 2019 term from $3,000.

Per Credit Hour
$500 per credit hour

Program Fee
$260 per quarter

Transportation Fee
A $105 transportation fee is charged to ALL full-time students attending our Chicago campus. Fee is charged each quarter

Chicago – Wabash Building – shared room for 3 quarters (non-refundable) – with meals and flex dollars
$12,750 per 3 quarter

Shared room, 4th or 5th quarter option (restrictions apply) – $4,250 per quarter

Chicago – Wabash Building – single room for 3 quarters (non-refundable) – with meals and flex dollars
$14,550 per 3 quarters

Single room, 4th or 5th quarter option (restrictions apply) – $4,850 per quarter

Enrollment Deposit for students enrolling in the Summer (July) or Fall (September) Term
$40 (applied toward student account)
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Surgical Technology Program Deposit
$200 (applied toward student account)
Click here to make your program deposit

Nursing Program Deposit
$200 (applied toward student account)
Click here to make your program deposit

Housing Deposit
$300
Click here to make your housing deposit

Study Abroad Deposit
$300
Click here to make your study abroad deposit

 

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