Admissions

ADMISSIONS

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

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

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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Rockhurst encourages me and makes me feel valued and that I am, no mistake, becoming who I’m supposed to be.

– Claire Webster | Nonprofit Leadership ‘19

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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June 24, 2021 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Join us for our Summer Showcase! Take a tour of campus (including upperclassmen housing options), learn about the admissions process, and hear from current students about their experience at RU! SIGN UP HERE!
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July 9, 2021 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Join us for our Summer Showcase! Take a tour of campus (including upperclassmen housing options), learn about the admissions process, and hear from current students about their experience at RU! SIGN UP HERE!
Students engaging in another orientation olympics activity
July 13, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
Next up in our POP series, we are hosting an Orientation 101 event where we aim to help you feel prepared (and safe) for your first week at RU! We will be joined by our...
Pre-Nursing Students Lab
July 14, 2021 - 6:00pm
Join us on Zoom
REGISTER HERE! Please join Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences at Rockhurst University for a virtual Zoom meeting. The college offers career paths in nursing, medical assisting, and pre-requisite studies for other healthcare careers. Students...
July 18, 2021 - 4:00pm
Norwood Hills Country Club
We are so excited to celebrate with you this summer at a Welcome BBQ! Meet other RU students from the Saint Louis area before you step foot on campus this fall. Enjoy good food, good...
Students Hugging
August 10, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
We are getting you ready and (excited) for stepping foot on campus. But what do you do once you're there? Learn how to get involved on campus and what resources are available both in and...

Upcoming Graduate Events

Students in classroom
June 24, 2021 - 7:30pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Helzberg MBA and Master of Arts in Management programs. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission requirements,...
Students discussing data analytics assignment
June 30, 2021 - 7:30pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's business intelligence and analytics master's degree and certificate programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program...
Students working on laptops
July 7, 2021 - 12:00pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Helzberg MBA and Master of Arts in Management programs. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission requirements,...
Student Entering Conway Hall Entrance
July 22, 2021 - 12:00pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's business intelligence and analytics master's degree and certificate programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program...
Students in classroom
July 28, 2021 - 7:30pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Helzberg MBA and Master of Arts in Management programs. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission requirements,...
Student Analyzing Data
August 3, 2021 - 7:30pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's business intelligence and analytics master's degree and certificate programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program...