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.
David Walter sits near Mabee Theater.
Rockhurst’s theater program taught me a lot about how to lean on other people and how to really make connections that matter. Being in shows and working with our director has taught me about how to put your ego aside when you’re creating something and really rely on your community.
David Walter | English and Secondary Education ‘20
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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New University Chief Inclusion Officer Leslie Doyle
April 17, 2019
Leslie Doyle, Ed.D., grew up across the street from the Rockhurst University campus. This month, she’s been welcomed back as the University’s inaugural chief inclusion officer. In this position, Doyle will lead the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, a newly created office charged with driving strategic efforts to make Rockhurst a home for all. Working collaboratively across campus, the office will assist students, faculty...

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Students in a Rockhurst EMBA classroom
April 11, 2019
Innovation and learning from the best were at the forefront when the Rev. Nicholas S. Rashford, S.J., set about creating the Executive Fellows MBA program...


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
Live Webinars via Zoom
May 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
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