Admissions

ADMISSIONS

Success starts here.
A Rockhurst University education is an education for life.

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Admission to Rockhurst ignites a lifelong love of learning.

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Take the next steps and submit your application, visit our beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, campus or simply learn more about Rockhurst life after acceptance, enrollment and beyond!

Alexandra Meyer sits at a table under the pergola.

Coming here, I realized how great of an environment there is. Getting to meet all the teachers and the students, it was just so welcoming and happy. That really sealed it for me.

– Alexandra Meyer | Clinical Lab Science ‘19

SUCCESS AHEAD

At Rockhurst University, we strive for excellence in and outside the classroom through learning, leadership and service.

98 % of alumni report being employed or accepted into grad school within 6 months of graduation.

70 + academic programs offer breadth and depth to feed your interests!

23 % RU graduates earn 23% higher median salaries than their peers.

We offer financial support to all of our students, making a Rockhurst education accessible and affordable.

Tuition & Financial Aid

$ 30 Million Awarded

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Rockhurst University awards more than $30 million in scholarships and financial aid each year. Let's see what your costs might look like. Enter your ACT or SAT score, then your GPA, and hit 'CALCULATE.'

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Commitment to Service

At Rockhurst, we consider it our mission to empower students to use their unique gifts and talents for the promotion of equality, inclusivity and social justice.

Get involved in a Rockhurst service-immersion trip to U.S. or international locations

As one of 27 Jesuit colleges or universities in the U.S., RU emphasizes education of the whole person

Rockhurst students spend 30,000+ hours in service each year in our community and beyond

Upcoming Undergraduate Events

Students in downtown Kansas City
June 24, 2022 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
SIGN UP HERE Take an extensive tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors about the admissions process and financial aid, and participate in bonus sessions with members of our academic advising, student success, and career...
July 15, 2022 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here - Take an extensive tour of campus, meet with admissions counselors about the admissions process and financial aid, and participate in bonus sessions with members of our academic advising, student success, and...

Upcoming Graduate Events

Three Helzberg School of Management students
June 2, 2022 - 7:30pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University’s Graduate Business Programs in the Helzberg School of Management. This webinar will include an overview of our MBA, MS in Data Analytics, and MA in Organizational Leadership. We will also...