Tuition & Fees

$36,590

$36,590

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
25%
500-599
62%
400-499
13%
600-699
19%
500-599
31%
400-499
50%
30-36
23%
24-29
43%
18-23
29%
12-17
5%
30-36
9%
24-29
47%
18-23
34%
12-17
10%
30-36
14%
24-29
53%
18-23
31%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,250
Declined + 788
Total Received 3,038
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Private (nonprofit)

2,042

undergraduate students

812

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6611
ACT 2342

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,854
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Kansas City, MO

55-acre, urban campus in Kansas City (population: 481,420); Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 36% of male students
 
4 sororities 54% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
25%
500-599
62%
400-499
13%
600-699
19%
500-599
31%
400-499
50%
30-36
23%
24-29
43%
18-23
29%
12-17
5%
30-36
9%
24-29
47%
18-23
34%
12-17
10%
30-36
14%
24-29
53%
18-23
31%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,250
Declined + 788
Total Received 3,038

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Class rank
Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Matt Ellis
Associate Vice President of Enrollment
P: 800 842-6776
F: 816 501-4241
admission@rockhurst.edu

Cost

Tuition $35,800
Room $6,120
Board $3,850
Additional fees $790
Books & supplies $1,485
Total $48,045
Average Financial Aid - $29,123
Total with Avg. Aid $18,922

Financial Aid

87%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,123

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,450,826
State $687,855
Institutional $19,426,660
Other external $231,807
Total $21,797,148

Non-need-based

Federal
State $80,720
Institutional $9,194,229
Other external $83,140
Total $9,358,089

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference (Division II), RMAC Conference (Lacrosse Division II)
Mascot
Hawk
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Business Communications
Business Intelligence/Analytics
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
English
Exercise Science
French
Global Studies
History
Information Technology
Leadership Studies
Management
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Non Profit Leadership Studies
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Communications/Leadership
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Spanish
Strategic Communications
Theology
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Undergraduate

72%

2,042
students

Female
61%
1,248

Male
39%
794

Graduate

28%

812
students

Female
58%
472

Male
42%
340

undergraduateFull-time

69%

1,409
students

Female
57%
791

Male
43%
618

undergraduatePart-time

31%

633
students

Female
73%
457

Male
27%
176

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

98

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Colombia
Italy
Poland
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Emily Kempf
Assistant Director of Residence Life & Multicultural Education Coordinator
816 501-3571
emily.kempf@rockhurst.edu

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