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!

Alexandra Meyer sits at a table under the pergola.

Coming here, I realized how great of an environment there is. Getting to meet all the teachers and the students, it was just so welcoming and happy. That really sealed it for me.

– Alexandra Meyer | Clinical Lab Science ‘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 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

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
students walking across the quad
February 7, 2020 - 8:30am
Rockhurst University
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
Students sitting on a bench outside
February 13, 2020 - 2:00pm
Arrupe Hall
It’s time to take the next step towards your consideration of Rockhurst University for your college education. Rock Talk is your opportunity for you and/or your parents to sit down individually with the Admission and... Learn more
Students talking and laughing
February 19, 2020 - 2:00pm
Double Tree St. Louis Chesterfield
It's time to take the next step towards your consideration of Rockhurst University. Rock Talk is your opportunity for you and/or your parents to sit down individually with the Admission and Financial Aid staff to... Learn more
Students talking to each other
February 20, 2020 - 2:00pm
Double Tree St. Louis Chesterfield
It’s time to take the next step towards your consideration of Rockhurst University for your college education. Rock Talk is your opportunity for you and/or your parents to sit down individually with the Admission and... Learn more
Students sitting on a bench and laughing
February 26, 2020 - 2:00pm
Magis Activity Center
It’s time to take the next step towards your consideration of Rockhurst University. Rock Talk is your opportunity for you and/or your parents to sit down individually with admission and financial aid staff to discuss... Learn more
Student reads on a hammock
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
Students and professor laughing outside
March 1, 2020 - 4:00pm
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School doesn’t start until August, but you don’t have to wait to experience college life. This event is just for students, like you, who have already been admitted to Rockhurst. It gives you the chance... Learn more
Students smiling at each other
March 4, 2020 - 12:00pm
Omaha Marriot
It’s time to take the next step towards your consideration of Rockhurst University. Rock Talk is an opportunity for you and/or your parents to sit down individually with admission and financial aid staff to discuss... Learn more
Students having a conversation while drinking coffee
March 19, 2020 - 2:00pm
Arrupe Hall
It’s time to take the next step towards your consideration of Rockhurst University for your college education. Rock Talk is your opportunity for you and/or your parents to sit down individually with admission and financial... Learn more
Students studying together in the library
April 5, 2020 - 4:00pm
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School doesn’t start until August, but you don’t have to wait to experience college life. This event is just for students, like you, who have already been admitted to Rockhurst. It gives you the chance... Learn more
Students drinking coffee in a coffee shop
April 19, 2020 - 3:00pm
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Hop on a bus and ride to Kansas City for an overnight visit with a current Rockhurst student. You'll tour campus, meet current and future Hawks, learn about Kansas City and much more. Buses pick... Learn more

Upcoming Graduate Events

Student participating in live webinar
January 21, 2020 - 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
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
Teacher in elementary class
February 7, 2020 - 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
Helzberg classroom
February 13, 2020 - 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
Student on laptop
February 18, 2020 - 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
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
March 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
Arrupe Hall
March 20, 2020 - 3:30pm
Arrupe Hall Lobby
Join us for our spring open house and learn more about our graduate education programs in Education, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Communication Sciences & Disorders. The open house is an opportunity for you to... Learn more
Professor teaching in classroom
March 24, 2020 - 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
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