Rockhurst University in Kansas City

Learning, Leadership and Service in the Jesuit Tradition

of alumni report being employed or accepted into grad school within 6 months of graduation.
academic programs offer breadth and depth to feed your interests!
RU graduates earn 23% higher median salaries than their peers.
Alexis Medina poses for a picture in Arrupe Hall.
After coming to campus, I’ve loved the school. It provided me with so many different opportunities. The staff and faculty are very encouraging. If I wouldn’t have gone here, I don’t know if I’d be where I am now as a senior at Rockhurst.
Alexis Medina | Sports Management ‘19
What was unique about Rockhurst was that it was very focused on relationships and a smaller community which is something I enjoy.
Patrick Bira | Business ‘81
Patrick Bira sits near the St. Ignatius statue.


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Students at a pep rally
April 23, 2019
The Rockhurst University community includes more than 20,000 alumni, approximately 3,000 current students, and hundreds of faculty and staff members. In other words, hosting a big celebration means a lot of invites. But this Wednesday’s occasion, the first-ever Celebrate RU , is one that warrants such an extensive guest list. Celebrate RU is a 24-hour period of giving and a chance to recognize everything that...

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Mayor Sly James and RU employee Thomas Diggs
April 18, 2019
Before March 15, Rockhurst University IT Support Specialist Thomas Diggs said, he stuck to a routine, grabbing the bus to work in Rockhurst’s Computer Services...


Student celebrating
April 24, 2019 - 2:25pm
Since 1910, Rockhurst has carried the nearly 500-year-old tradition of Jesuit education. A tradition of learning, leadership and service that has transformed students’ lives for...
Musica Sacra choir
April 28, 2019 - 7:30pm
Arrupe Hall Auditorium
Vocalists Sarah Tannehill Anderson and Raymond Feener will join Musica Sacra Chorus and Orchestra for its final concert of the season — a performance of...

Upcoming Events

April 30, 2019 - 5:45pm
Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Hall Auditorium
May 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
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May 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
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