Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

Tuition & Fees

$38,760

$38,760

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
19%
500-599
63%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
38%
500-599
50%
400-499
6%
30-36
23%
24-29
31%
18-23
38%
12-17
8%
30-36
9%
24-29
48%
18-23
33%
12-17
10%
30-36
14%
24-29
39%
18-23
44%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,087
Declined + 1,191
Total Received 3,278
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Private (nonprofit)

2,185

undergraduate students

805

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 6611
ACT 2342

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,990
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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Kansas City, MO

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

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
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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

 
5 fraternities 37% of male students
 
4 sororities 40% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
19%
500-599
63%
400-499
6%
700-800
6%
600-699
38%
500-599
50%
400-499
6%
30-36
23%
24-29
31%
18-23
38%
12-17
8%
30-36
9%
24-29
48%
18-23
33%
12-17
10%
30-36
14%
24-29
39%
18-23
44%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
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 or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,087
Declined + 1,191
Total Received 3,278

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 Provost for Enrollment Services
P: 800 842-6776
F: 816 501-4241
admissions@rockhurst.edu

Financial Aid

88%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$34,987.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,800
Room $6,240
Board $3,450
Additional fees $960
Books & supplies $1,530
Total $49,980
Average Financial Aid - $34,987
Total with Avg. Aid $14,993

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Maureen McKinnon
Director of Financial Aid
maureen.mckinnon@rockhurst.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Directors

Gary Burns (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference, RMAC Conference
Mascot
Hawk
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Analytics/Technology
Applied Mathematics
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Physics
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
Health Science
History
Information Technology
Leadership Studies
Management
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Non Profit Leadership Studies
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Spanish
Sport Management
Strategic Communications
Theology/Religious Studies
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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

2,990

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

2,185
students

Female
58%
1,266

Male
42%
919

27%

805
students

Female
57%
459

Male
43%
346

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

66%

1,454
students

Female
55%
796

Male
45%
658

34%

731
students

Female
65%
470

Male
35%
261

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: 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

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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