Rockhurst University

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General Information

Admission Office

1100 Rockhurst Road

Kansas City, MO 64110-2561

(816) 501-4100

(800) 842-6776

Fax: (816) 501-4241

Contact: Lane Ramey

Director of Freshman Admissions
Main Address

1100 Rockhurst Road

Kansas City, MO 64110-2561

(816) 501-4000

Total undergrads: 2,242

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 358

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,578

Graduate enrollment: 844


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 76%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%

College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Business Communications B
Nonprofit Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism C


Elementary Education B
Secondary Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing C
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B
Speech-Language Pathology B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance C


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Rockhurst University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (816) 501-4000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2561
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,990
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 75%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,420 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $38,760
Out-of-state Tuition: $38,760
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $28,937

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Rockhurst University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Rockhurst University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 842
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 34
Engineering 3
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 142
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 14
Grand total 13378

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Rockhurst University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $38,760
Out-of-state $38,760
Books and supplies $1,530

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $16,436
Out-of-state $16,436

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 402 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 402 100% $28,937
Student loan aid 250 62% $6,829

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,461 62% $27,808
Federal student loans 879 37% $6,440

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Rockhurst University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Rockhurst University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,278 1,157 2,121
Percent admitted 100% 66% 62%
Percent admitted who enrolled 12% 15% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Rockhurst University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,990
Undergraduate enrollment 2,185
Graduate enrollment 805

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Rockhurst University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
    • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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