Rockhurst University in Kansas City

Learning, Leadership and Service in the Jesuit Tradition

97%
of alumni report being employed or accepted into grad school within 6 months of graduation.
70+
academic programs offer breadth and depth to feed your interests!
23%
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
Coming to a Jesuit institution, I was able to grow in many different ways, whether it be academically or spiritually in my faith, that I think I wouldn’t have been able to if I had stayed home for college. I had some amazing experiences out in the community in Kansas City, and I was able to experience life from a different perspective.
Annika Svoboda | Communication Sciences and Disorders ‘18
Annika Svoboda stands near the bell tower.

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Irish Ambassador to the U.S. Dan Mulhall during a visit to campus
May 24, 2019
The students might be gone for the summer, and the campus looks a lot different, but for Daniel Mulhall, every step across campus is a reminder of his bustling summer in 1974. That was the year Mulhall, now Ireland’s ambassador to the U.S., first came to America while he was a college student in Ireland on a J-1 summer work visa, staying in Corcoran Hall...

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Student celebrating at Commencement
May 21, 2019
The years spent in college are ones of change, of learning new things, of taking new chances, and of earning new perspectives on life as...

EVENTS

Student on laptop
June 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's MBA and MA in Management programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information session is hosted by the Director...
Conway Hall exterior
June 18, 2019 - 6:00pm
Conway 200
Rockhurst University's Helzberg School of Management holds MBA, Executive MBA, MA in Management and MS in Business Intelligence and Analytics information sessions monthly. The information...

Upcoming Events

June 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
September 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
Convocation Center
September 10, 2019 - 10:45am
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
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