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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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Keeping our campus and our planet green

Rockhurst has several programs, initiatives and services in place that celebrate and support all members of our unique and diverse community.

Latest News

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Rockhurst University has announced the dean’s list for the spring 2022 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above. The following students were named to the list: Yasmeen...

Upcoming Event

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June 25, 2022 - 10:00am
On Campus
Join us for our summer open house and learn more about our Doctor of Occupational Therapy and Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate programs at Rockhurst University. The open house is an opportunity for you to...