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.
Veronica Clay sits in front of books in the library.
Faculty members have invested in my life so much and in my writing that I know I wouldn’t be where I am as a writer right now if it weren’t for them. They have pushed me to be better. It’s not about classes and grades with them, it’s about personal growth and success.
Veronica Clay | English ‘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.

TOP STORIES

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Rockhurst Bell Tower
May 31, 2019
Rockhurst University has announced the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above. Rockhurst University is one of 27 Catholic, Jesuit universities in the United States. It challenges students to become leaders while providing a supportive environment for intellectual and personal growth. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Rockhurst among the...

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Meaghan Fanning
May 28, 2019
A story about how her college search led her to Rockhurst says a lot about who Meaghan Fanning, ’12, is as a person. She was...

EVENTS

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...
Students collaborating
June 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's business intelligence and analytics master's degree and certificate programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information session is hosted...

Upcoming Events

June 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
Southmoreland Park
July 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
July 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
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