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!

Veronica Clay sits in front of books in the library.

Faculty members have invested in my life so much and in my writing that I know I wouldn’t be where I am as a writer right now if it weren’t for them. They have pushed me to be better. It’s not about classes and grades with them, it’s about personal growth and success.

– Veronica Clay | English ‘19

SUCCESS AHEAD

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

97 % 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 28 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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July 12, 2019 - 12:45pm
Arrupe Hall
Join us on campus for an afternoon showcasing all RU has to offer! This visit includes a campus tour as well as sessions on admissions, student life and academics. Register here! Learn more
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July 26, 2019 - 11:45am
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Join us for a summer welcome at RU! This is your chance to get to know future classmates, get ready for orientation and check out residence halls! Please note this visit is for RU students... Learn more
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August 2, 2019 - 12:45pm
Arrupe Hall
Join us for an afternoon visit showcasing all RU has to offer! This visit includes a campus tour as well as sessions on admissions, academics and campus life. Register here! Learn more

Upcoming Graduate Events

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June 29, 2019 - 10:30am
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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... Learn more
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July 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's MBA and MA in Management programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum... Learn more
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July 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars 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 session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover... Learn more
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July 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
Conway 200
Rockhurst University's Helzberg School of Management holds MBA, Executive MBA, MA in Management and MS in Business Intelligence and Analytics information sessions monthly. The information sessions are an opportunity for you to meet people who... Learn more
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August 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars 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 session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover... Learn more
Helzberg classroom
August 8, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's MBA and MA in Management programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum... Learn more