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  • RMU’s 4-year guarantee ensures that students pay for no more than 4 academic years

    RMU Truth

    College costs too much

    Myth
  • RMU’s faculty to student ratio is 1 to 19

    RMU Truth

    What does a small class size really mean?

    Myth
  • 74% of bachelor degree graduates are employed at graduation

    RMU Truth

    I won’t get a job

    Myth
  • A bachelor degree graduate will make $800 thousand to $1 million more than those with only a high school diploma.  In fact, unemployment rates for those with a bachelor’s degree are 46% lower than those with only a high school diploma.  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

    RMU Truth

    College is a waste of time

    Myth
  • The average time it takes to earn a bachelor’s degree in the U.S. is over 6 years.  At RMU, 91% of bachelor degree graduates finish in 4 years or less

    RMU Truth

    I won't graduate

    Myth
  • US News and World report named RMU as the most diverse university in the Midwest.

    RMU Truth

    I won't fit in

    Myth
  • Classic styles of education are outdated.  At RMU, 98% of our courses are designed to facilitate collaborative learning.  In our classrooms, you don’t just talk about material, you actually experience it.

    RMU Truth

    Classes are boring

    Myth
  • RMU students rate the quality of relationships with other students, faculty members and administrative personnel higher than students at peer colleges and universities.  In fact, if you're having difficulty with a particular class or concept, you can get additional free instruction by visiting the Lopata Resource Center.

    RMU Truth

    What if I fail

    Myth
  • RMU’s tuition consistently ranks as one of the lowest private tuition rates in Illinois.  Additionally, we awarded $26 million dollars in scholarships last year

    RMU Truth

    Tuition is too high

    Myth
  • The average college student in the U.S. changes their major 3 times before they graduate.  At RMU, we offer our students the opportunity to study a double major or take classes beyond their curriculum for no additional cost.

    RMU Truth

    I’m not sure what to study.

    Myth