The university consists of six academic schools. The School of Business and the School of Adult and Continuing Education offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The School of Education and Social Sciences, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, the School of Communications and Information Systems, and the School of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science offer undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs.
RMU is also a provider institution for the Online Consortium of Independent Colleges and Universities (OCICU).
Robert Morris University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Current enrollment is approximately 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
On May 20, 2005, University officials announced that Gregory G. Dell'Omo, an administrator at St. Joseph's University, had been chosen to replace longtime president Edward Nicholson. Dell'Omo was installed as president on August 1, 2005.
The Men's team has played in five NCAA Tournaments, losing in the Round of 64 each time:
In 1983, they won their only NCAA Tournament game, a "Play-In" game against Georgia Southern.
In recent years, both the Men's and Women's teams have had success in their conference, with the Women's team winning the NEC Championship in 2008 and making an appearance in the NCAA Tournament, only to bow out in the first round to Rutgers, while the Men's team qualified for the NIT.
Robert Morris also has a widely respected bowling team, as they have produced several well known professional bowlers and also were the 2007 National Runner-Ups.
The Men's and Women's basketball teams play in the Sewall Center and the football and lacrosse teams play in Joe Walton Stadium. The school's soccer teams both play on the North Athletic Complex, and the hockey teams play their games at the Clearview Arena, apart of the Neville Island Sports Complex, just down the road from the campus.
Another well known product of Robert Morris Athletics is Ryan Cruthers, a transfer from Army, Cruthers spent three years at RMU two of which he played hockey due to NCAA restrictions. Cruthers was a captain during part of his Senior year. Cruthers brought attention to the school and the hockey team through his national recognition, he was nominated for the Hobey Baker Award, known as the Heisman of Hockey and also for the Lowes Senior Class Award. Cruthers currently plays professional hockey, he was the first RMU player to be brought up to the American Hockey League (AHL).
ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY EARNS APPROVAL FROM PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH SCHOOL OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE
Dec 05, 2006; Robert Morris University issued the following news release: RMU Earns Approval from Pa. Department of Education to Establish...