Research College of Nursing Overview

Making the Right Decision
The Classroom Experience
Student Outcomes
A Message from the Dean

Located just 15 minutes from the Rockhurst University campus, Research College of Nursing is next door to Kansas City's Research Medical Center on East Meyer Boulevard. 

In partnership with Rockhurst University, Research College of Nursing offers an undergraduate degree in nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing.

You can check our Catalog for more information.

Research College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

Invitation for Third Party Comments for HLC Accreditation
Research College of Nursing is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The College will host a visit April 11-12, 2016, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Research College of Nursing has been accredited since 1987. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet the Commission’s Criteria for Accreditation.

The public is invited to submit written, signed comments regarding the college by March 14th:

Public Comment on Research College of Nursing
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

The public may also submit comments on the commission’s Web site at
Comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. Comments must be in writing.

Research College of Nursing holds membership in the Greater Kansas City Collegiate Nurse Educators, Jesuit Conference of Nursing Programs, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and the Missouri Association of Colleges in Nursing.