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ADMISSIONS

Success starts here.
A Rockhurst University education is an education for life.

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Admission to Rockhurst ignites a lifelong love of learning.

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Take the next steps and submit your application, visit our beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, campus or simply learn more about Rockhurst life after acceptance, enrollment and beyond!

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I truly feel that I was meant to be here, and that this place chose me.

– Paola Rodriguez | Psychology ‘21

SUCCESS AHEAD

At Rockhurst University, we strive for excellence in and outside the classroom through learning, leadership and service.

98 % of alumni report being employed or accepted into grad school within 6 months of graduation.

70 + academic programs offer breadth and depth to feed your interests!

23 % RU graduates earn 23% higher median salaries than their peers.

We offer financial support to all of our students, making a Rockhurst education accessible and affordable.

Tuition & Financial Aid

$ 30 Million Awarded

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Rockhurst University awards more than $30 million in scholarships and financial aid each year. Let's see what your costs might look like. Enter your ACT or SAT score, then your GPA, and hit 'CALCULATE.'

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Commitment to Service

At Rockhurst, we consider it our mission to empower students to use their unique gifts and talents for the promotion of equality, inclusivity and social justice.

Get involved in a Rockhurst service-immersion trip to U.S. or international locations

As one of 27 Jesuit colleges or universities in the U.S., RU emphasizes education of the whole person

Rockhurst students spend 30,000+ hours in service each year in our community and beyond

Upcoming Undergraduate Events

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September 14, 2022 - 3:30pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
Sign up here - Can't make it to campus just yet? No worries! Join us for a student-led virtual tour of campus followed by an admissions presentation with a counselor.
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October 7, 2022 - 9:00am
Sedgwick Hall, Rockhurst University
Sign up here to join us for this immersive experience in our newly renovated Nursing building, Sedgwick Hall. Tour the simulation floor, labs and lecture spaces, and meet current Hawks and your future nursing faculty.
Rockhurst Campus fountains
October 15, 2022 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here - Join us for this weekend tour of campus with student ambassadors, hear from admissions about the process, financial aid, and scholarships and experience a current student panel.
Students on the quad
October 19, 2022 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
Sign up here - Interested in learning more about Rockhurst? Join us for a virtual information session to learn about academics, student services, and the RU student experience.
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October 20, 2022 - 11:45am
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
Sign up here - learn more about our block credit transfer program, scholarships, and the admissions process at one of our virtual transfer sessions.
November 4, 2022 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here - Take a tour of campus, including our science building and new Nursing facility, sit in on an admissions, financial aid, and scholarship presentation, hear from our health faculty and current Hawks.
Students collaborating
November 9, 2022 - 3:30pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
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November 13, 2022 - 3:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
SIGN UP HERE! Join us for an overnight visit to learn more about all RU has to offer! See Kansas City, stay overnight with a current student, take part in academic sessions, learn about scholarships...
November 19, 2022 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here !Join us for this weekend tour of campus with student ambassadors, hear from admissions about the process, financial aid, and scholarships and experience a current student panel.
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December 1, 2022 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
Sign up here - learn more about our block credit transfer program, scholarships, and the admissions process at one of our virtual transfer sessions.
December 2, 2022 - 1:00pm
Sign up here - We'll take you on a tour of campus, host an admissions, financial aid, and scholarship presentation and have you meet with faculty in your field of interest. Sign up and join...
Ed.D. in K-12 Leadership
December 14, 2022 - 3:30pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
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Campus during the day
January 14, 2023 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here - Join us for this weekend tour of campus with student ambassadors, hear from admissions about the process, financial aid, and scholarships and experience a current student panel.
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February 8, 2023 - 3:30pm
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February 18, 2023 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here - Join us for this weekend tour of campus with student ambassadors, hear from admissions about the process, financial aid, and scholarships and experience a current student panel.
Student in class
March 3, 2023 - 9:00am
Sedgwick Hall, Rockhurst University
Sign up here to join us for this immersive experience in our newly renovated Nursing building. Tour the Sedgwick Hall simulation floor, labs and lecture spaces, and meet current Hawks and your future nursing faculty.
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March 11, 2023 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here - Join us for this weekend tour of campus with student ambassadors, hear from admissions about the process, financial aid, and scholarships and experience a current student panel.
Students talking
March 22, 2023 - 3:30pm
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March 24, 2023 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here - We'll take you on a tour of campus, host an admissions, financial aid, and scholarship presentation and have you meet with faculty in your field of interest. Sign up and join...
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April 26, 2023 - 3:30pm
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Upcoming Graduate Events

Rockhurst University Campus
August 27, 2022 - 10:00am
On Campus
Join us for a Health Sciences Graduate Information Session to learn more about the Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Master of Communication Science and Disorders programs at Rockhurst University. Attendeess will...
Three students learning in graduate business class
September 6, 2022 - 7:30pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University’s Graduate Business Programs in the Helzberg School of Management. This webinar will include an overview of our MBA, MS in Data Analytics, and MA in Organizational Leadership. We will also...
Student in management class
September 15, 2022 - 12:00pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University’s Graduate Business Programs in the Helzberg School of Management. This webinar will include an overview of our MBA, MS in Data Analytics, and MA in Organizational Leadership. We will also...
Three students learning in graduate business class
September 21, 2022 - 7:30pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University’s Graduate Business Programs in the Helzberg School of Management. This webinar will include an overview of our MBA, MS in Data Analytics, and MA in Organizational Leadership. We will also...
Rockhurst University Bell Tower
September 24, 2022 - 10:00am
On Campus
Join us for a Health Sciences Graduate Information Session to learn more about the Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Master of Communication Science and Disorders programs at Rockhurst University. Attendeess will...