Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$39,780

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
615
25th
510
75th
610
25th
525
75th
28
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,645
Declined 984
Total Received 3,629
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Private

3,029

undergraduate students

1,325

graduate students

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School Facts

Rockhurst University, founded in 1910, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 60-acre campus is located in Kansas City, MO.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,354
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

55-acre, urban campus in Kansas City (population: 488,943); served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Rockhurst University
1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, MO
64110-2561

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
615
25th
510
75th
610
25th
525
75th
28
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,645
Declined 984
Total Received 3,629

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

67%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$29,770

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $38,800
Room $6,240
Board $4,240
Additional fees $980
Books & supplies $1,530
Total $51,790
Average Financial Aid - $29,770
Total with Avg. Aid $22,020

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,658,139
State $736,127
Institutional $23,945,800
Other external $495,105
Total $26,835,171

Non-need-based

Federal $1,500
State $109,132
Institutional $11,998,840
Other external $192,852
Total $12,302,324

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Financial Aid Office


P: 816 501-4600
F: 816 501-4241
financialaid@rockhurst.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference, RMAC Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Corporate Communications, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Computer Science. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
History, General. yes
Information Technology. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Management Science. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Medical/Clinical Assistant. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Physics, Other. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

4,354

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

3,029
students

Female
67%
2,023

Male
33%
1,006

30%

1,325
students

Female
60%
800

Male
40%
525

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

60%

1,831
students

Female
64%
1,171

Male
36%
660

40%

1,198
students

Female
71%
852

Male
29%
346

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

98

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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