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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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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December 8, 2019 - 1:00pm
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Learn more about all Rockhurst University has to offer! Take a campus tour, learn more about scholarship opportunities, connect with professors and get to know current and future Hawks. Register here! Learn more
January 31, 2020 - 8:30am
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Join us on campus to interview for one of our full tuition scholarships and learn more about all things Rockhurst! By invitation only. Register here! Learn more
February 7, 2020 - 8:30am
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Join us on campus to interview for one of our full tuition scholarships and learn more about all things Rockhurst! By invitation only. Register here! Learn more
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February 28, 2020 - 1:00pm
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Join us for an afternoon visit to learn more about Rockhurst's Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy programs. Your time on campus will include meeting with faculty, getting to know campus on tour, and learning about... Learn more

Upcoming Graduate Events

December 7, 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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December 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Masters in Education certification and continued education tracks. These virtual information sessions are hosted by the Graduate Admissions Coordinator for the School of Education and will cover program structure, curriculum... Learn more
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December 11, 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 session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission and covers program information such as structure,... Learn more
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December 12, 2019 - 5:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Masters in Education certification and continued education tracks. These virtual information sessions are hosted by the Graduate Admissions Coordinator for the School of Education and will cover program structure, curriculum... Learn more
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January 22, 2020 - 6:00pm
Conway 203
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
February 18, 2020 - 6:00pm
Conway 205
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
February 22, 2020 - 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
April 18, 2020 - 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