About Rockhurst University

ROCKHURST UNIVERSITY

In the heart of Kansas City since 1910, Rockhurst University is dedicated to learning, leadership and service in the Jesuit tradition.

WELCOME TO RU

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Get a quick snapshot of the Rockhurst University experience.

Fr. Curran

Rockhurst University is led by our President, the Rev. Thomas B. Curran, S.J.

Students at Mass

The Office of Mission and Ministry incorporates our Jesuit mission and values into every aspect of the University.

St. Ignatius statue

From Iggy to the Internet, where Rockhurst University has been and where we’re going.

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Learn about the Society of Jesus, whose 500-year history is synonymous with quality education and values-driven leadership.

Why Study at Rockhurst?

 

Located in the cultural heart of Kansas City, RU’s beautiful 55-acre campus is where more than 3,000 students call home.

Consistently ranked as one of the top regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.

More than 97% of students receive financial assistance and scholarship opportunities.

With an 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio, students receive the personal attention and support they need to grow in knowledge and in character.

Important University Information

Campus Culture & Community

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The center presents a rich calendar of programming in the visual and performing arts each year.

Group of students celebrating

Rockhurst University seeks to be a welcoming and inclusive learning community.

Student serving community

Rockhurst University is bigger than just our 55-acre campus; we also strive to be a good partner with our neighbors and our city.

Upcoming Event

Displays in the Convocation Center for World Cultures Day
October 8, 2020 - 11:50am
Convocation Center
The International Studies and Global Perspectives Committee presents the 21st annual World Cultures Day celebration, featuring displays of culture and cuisine from around the world. The event will begin with a multicultural prayer service at...