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.
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.


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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 office, crossing the street to take computer science courses at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, then heading home for an evening of dinner (starring tater tots) and online gaming. He rarely went out. Something held him back. That’s had to...

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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...


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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