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.
Paola Rodriguez sits on a hammock on campus.
I truly feel that I was meant to be here, and that this place chose me.
Paola Rodriguez | Psychology ‘21
Rockhurst prepared me ethically and morally and helped me keep my values and faith at the forefront of everything I was doing. Rockhurst kept me strong during some lows and highs, and helped prepare me for my future.
Jessica Shea | Business Administration ‘13
Jessica Shea in front of Arrupe Hall


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David Walter and crew during a film shoot
April 25, 2019
Right before the start of the fall 2018 semester, junior David Walter crammed somewhere around a hundred people into his Kansas City home, all crowded around a tiny TV to watch the culmination of his summer vacation. It was the premiere of the English and philosophy major’s 16-minute short film, titled One Night , the backup plan for a rained-out outdoor screening that Walter said...

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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...


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...
Peter Vermes on field
April 30, 2019 - 5:45pm
Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Hall Auditorium
Join Rockhurst University's Kansas City Young Alumni Council and presenting sponsor, ZagFirst Digital Marketing for their annual Speaker Series featuring Peter Vermes, Manager and Technical...

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