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.

RU READY?

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!

Paola Rodriguez sits on a hammock on campus.

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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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

Students sitting on a bench outside
June 12, 2020 - 1:00pm
Join us on Zoom!
Looking for something fun to do this summer? We invite prospective families and students to experience RU at our virtual summer showcase event. Sign up here!
Students at orientation
June 26, 2020 - 1:00pm
Join us on Zoom!
Welcome class of 2024! Join us for our virtual Pre-Orientation Palooza to get excited and ready to join us on campus in the fall. Sign up here!
Students at orientation
July 10, 2020 - 1:00pm
Join us on Zoom!
Welcome class of 2024! Join us for our virtual Pre-Orientation Palooza to get excited and ready to join us on campus in the fall. Sign up here!
Students sitting on a bench outside
July 17, 2020 - 1:00pm
Join us on Zoom!
Looking for something fun to do this summer? We invite prospective families and students to experience RU at our virtual summer showcase event. Sign up here !

Upcoming Graduate Events

Students in analytics classroom
June 3, 2020 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's MBA and MA in Organizational Leadership programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission and covers program information such as...
Student in class
June 10, 2020 - 7:30pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's data analytics master's degree and certificate programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure,...
Teacher Giving Presentation
June 16, 2020 - 7:30pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's MBA and MA in Organizational Leadership programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission and covers program information such as...
Students working on laptops
June 25, 2020 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's data analytics master's degree and certificate programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure,...
CSD student working with child on project
June 27, 2020 - 10:15am
Arrupe Hall 114
Rockhurst University holds monthly information sessions for their graduate education programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Communication Sciences & Disorders The sessions are an opportunity for you to meet faculty from your program of...
Helzberg classroom
July 1, 2020 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's MBA and MA in Organizational Leadership programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission and covers program information such as...
Students collaborating
July 7, 2020 - 7:30pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's data analytics master's degree and certificate programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure,...
August 29, 2020 - 10:15am
Arrupe Hall 114
Rockhurst University holds monthly information sessions for their graduate education programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Communication Sciences & Disorders The sessions are an opportunity for you to meet faculty from your program of...
CHHS student working with child
September 19, 2020 - 10:15am
Arrupe Hall 114
Rockhurst University holds monthly information sessions for their graduate education programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Communication Sciences & Disorders The sessions are an opportunity for you to meet faculty from your program of...
Occupational Therapy Appointment
October 17, 2020 - 10:15am
Arrupe Hall 114
Rockhurst University holds monthly information sessions for their graduate education programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Communication Sciences & Disorders The sessions are an opportunity for you to meet faculty from your program of...
Physical therapy classroom
November 14, 2020 - 10:15am
Arrupe Hall 114
Rockhurst University holds monthly information sessions for their graduate education programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Communication Sciences & Disorders The sessions are an opportunity for you to meet faculty from your program of...
Students in OT lab
December 5, 2020 - 10:15am
Arrupe Hall 114
Rockhurst University holds monthly information sessions for their graduate education programs in Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Communication Sciences & Disorders The sessions are an opportunity for you to meet faculty from your program of...