Robert Morris University traces its history to 1921, when it opened its doors as the Pittsburgh School of Accountancy. In 1935 the school took the name of Robert Morris, the Founding Father and Pennsylvanian known as the “Financier of the American Revolution.”
With more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, plus a variety of professional certificates and customizable programs for corporate and organizational partners, RMU builds on nearly a century of educational excellence.
Robert Morris University is a student-centered institution that transforms lives by building knowledge, skills, and citizenship, all of which focus on the achievement of one's personal and professional goals. Engaged learning, within a highly supportive environment, enables our students to develop strong communication skills, excel within collaborative settings, effectively address complex problems with innovative solutions, and lead with integrity and compassion throughout their lives and careers in a diverse and rapidly changing world.
Robert Morris University strives to become a recognized best value leader by providing a highly proactive student engagement learning environment that is focused on producing graduates of consequence and influence in their personal and professional lives.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!
RMU's main campus in Moon Township sits upon 230 scenic, rolling acres, just 20 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. Our spacious grounds provide all the benefits of a traditional university campus, while being just a short drive from the airport and downtown Pittsburgh. RMU also offers bachelor's master's, and certificate programs at several locations throughout the Pittsburgh area for students who want to earn a degree part-time at a campus near their home or office. You can find information here about all our locations and facilities, including the RMU Island Sports Center on Neville Island.
The RMU Library serves as a community asset that embodies the intellectual heart of the University and drives academic success.
RMU's main campus in Moon Township features 230 rolling acres and provides all the benefits of a traditional university campus, just minutes from the airport and downtown Pittsburgh. Our satellite campuses – RMU Downtown and PTC – provide both convenience and flexibility.
The club sports program is one of the fastest growing co-curricular options at the University, and in involvement in these teams contributes to students’ academic, personal and professional development. The programs enhance the quality of student life on campus, and they are a source of pride for the University.
A rich variety of clubs, organizations, and other activities help students to thrive in and out of the classroom. Major construction projects have transformed the campus over the last decade, adding new academic centers, suite-style residence halls, a student recreation center, and the UPMC Events Center.
Robert Morris University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
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