Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$37,590

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
13%
24-29
48%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,257
Declined 858
Total Received 3,115
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Private

2,208

undergraduate students

835

graduate students

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Location

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 3,043
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kansas City International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Activities Board
  • Student Senate
  • Voices for Justice
  • Panhellenic Sororities
  • IFC Fraternities

Top Events

  • Rockstock Spring Concert
  • Homecoming Dance
  • Turkey Dinner
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • closed-circuit TV monitors

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
84%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
13%
24-29
48%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline June 30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.62

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,257
Declined 858
Total Received 3,115

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,544

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,800
Room & board $9,570
Additional fees $790
Books & supplies $1,530
Other fees $2,075
Total $50,765
Average Financial Aid - $5,544
Total with Avg. Aid $45,221
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Applied Mathematics, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Community Organization and Advocacy
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

3,043

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

2,208
students

Female
61%
1,347

Male
39%
861

27%

835
students

Female
56%
470

Male
44%
365

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

1,445
students

Female
57%
815

Male
43%
630

35%

763
students

Female
70%
532

Male
30%
231

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 65%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

97

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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