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!

Claire Webster sits near the St. Ignatius statue

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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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

Student conducting science experiment
October 2, 2020 - 1:00pm
Join us on Zoom
Welcome to a special virtual visit day geared for students interested in Rockhurst's various health programs! Get to know professors, take a virtual tour of campus and connect with future and current Hawks. REGISTER HERE...
walking by the belltower
October 8, 2020 - 6:00pm
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Sign up here! A virtual event for our Nebraska families and perspective students to learn more about RU, ask questions about our admissions process, scholarships, financial aid, academic programs, student life and more.
nursing
October 9, 2020 - 1:00pm
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You are invited to learn about the Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences Nursing Program at Rockhurst University. Take a virtual tour of campus, meet with faculty, and listen to the experiences of current Rockhurst...
Students in the International Business concentration take notes in class
October 16, 2020 - 1:00pm
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Welcome to a special visit day geared toward students interested in Rockhurst University's College of Business Influence and Information Analysis! Get to know professors, tour campus and connect with future and current Hawks. REGISTER HERE...
October 20, 2020 - 10:00am
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Sign up here to learn more about Saint Luke's BSN program offerings. This virtual information is hosted by the BSN Admission Counselor and Advisor We will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission requirements, cost, and...
Student assisting with surgery
October 21, 2020 - 3:00pm
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Sign up here to learn more about Saint Luke's MSN program offerings. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Admissions and Dr. Kristina Henry, Associate Professor for the MSN program. We will cover...
Faculty member teaching in nursing lab
October 21, 2020 - 6:00pm
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Sign up here - We are taking info night online! Learn more about Pre-Nursing , Allied Health and Medical Assisting associate programs!
Students pointing at computer and smiling
October 23, 2020 - 1:00pm
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Interested in earning two degrees in less time? Learn about the Rockhurst Dean's Scholars program presented by the College of Business, Influence, and Information Analysis. Hear presentations from current RU Business faculty and students, and...
Pre-Nursing Students Lab
October 30, 2020 - 1:00pm
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This event is geared toward students interested in pursuing any pre-health degrees. Take a virtual tour of campus, learn about the admissions process, and hear a presentation from our pre-health advisors and current RU students...
engineering class
November 6, 2020 - 1:00pm
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Welcome to a special virtual visit day geared for students interested in Rockhurst's STEM programs! Get to know professors, take a virtual tour of campus and connect with future and current Hawks. REGISTER HERE This...
students in a classroom
November 13, 2020 - 1:00pm
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This virtual event is great for students who want to study things like Criminal Justice, English, History, Art, Film, Philosophy, Peace & International Studies, Theology, Pre-Law and more! REGISTER HERE
November 16, 2020 - 6:00pm
Join us on Zoom
Sign up here to learn more about Saint Luke's BSN program offerings. This virtual information is hosted by the BSN Admission Counselor and Advisor We will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission requirements, cost, and...
Student assisting with surgery
November 18, 2020 - 5:00pm
Join us on Zoom
Sign up here to learn more about Saint Luke's MSN program offerings. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Admissions and Dr. Kristina Henry, Associate Professor for the MSN program. We will cover...
Faculty member teaching in nursing lab
November 18, 2020 - 6:00pm
Join us on Zoom
Sign up here - We are taking info night online! Learn more about Pre-Nursing , Allied Health and Medical Assisting associate programs!
students studying outside
December 6, 2020 - 1:00pm
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We invite students of all majors to join us for a virtual campus tour, admissions and financial aid presentation, current student panel, and participate in an academic breakout session with our faculty. Get a taste...
Student assisting with surgery
December 9, 2020 - 6:00pm
Join us on Zoom
Sign up here to learn more about Saint Luke's MSN program offerings. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Admissions and Dr. Kristina Henry, Associate Professor for the MSN program. We will cover...
December 10, 2020 - 2:00pm
Join us on Zoom
Sign up here to learn more about Saint Luke's BSN program offerings. This virtual information is hosted by the BSN Admission Counselor and Advisor We will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission requirements, cost, and...

Upcoming Graduate Events

Student Analyzing Data
October 7, 2020 - 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 in a Rockhurst EMBA classroom
October 13, 2020 - 7:30pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Helzberg MBA and Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership programs. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission...
Occupational Therapy Appointment
October 17, 2020 - 10:15am
Virtual
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 study in Conway Hall
October 22, 2020 - 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...
Several graduate students having a discussion.
October 28, 2020 - 12:00pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Helzberg MBA and Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership programs. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission...
Students in classroom
November 3, 2020 - 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...
Campus and Pergola
November 11, 2020 - 7:30pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Helzberg MBA and Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership programs. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission...
Physical therapy classroom
November 14, 2020 - 10:15am
Virtual
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
Virtual
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...