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ADMISSIONS

Success starts here.
A Rockhurst University education is an education for life.

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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.

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 Hugging
August 10, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
We are getting you ready and (excited) for stepping foot on campus. But what do you do once you're there? Learn how to get involved on campus and what resources are available both in and...
Evening student in class
September 14, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
SIGN UP HERE! Picture yourself at Rockhurst - join us for a virtual information session to learn about academic programs, scholarships, and the admissions process. This event is for traditional transfer, RN-BSN, and BSN students.
Student in class
September 24, 2021 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Welcome to our Discover RU Open House event for students interested in health-based fields. We will take you on a tour of campus, host an admissions, financial aid, and scholarship presentation, hold academic sessions, and...
Students walking on Campus
October 5, 2021 - 11:30am
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
If you’re looking for a new school to call home, we know Rockhurst would be the perfect fit for you. Join us for a information session to find out why! SIGN UP HERE!
Pre-Nursing Students Lab
October 8, 2021 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Welcome to Discover RU: Nursing! Learn all about our Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences and Nursing at Rockhurst University. We will take you on a tour of campus, show you our plans for our...
Student conducting science experiment
October 14, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
SIGN UP HERE! Picture yourself at Rockhurst - join us for a virtual information session to learn about academic programs, scholarships, and the admissions process. This event is for traditional transfer, RN-BSN, and BSN students.
Students walking on Rockhurst University campus in front of Conway Hall
October 15, 2021 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Conway Hall
Join us for our Discover RU: Business and learn from our current faculty from your field of interest. You'll take a campus tour, hear an admissions, financial aid, and scholarship presentation, and meet with business...
October 29, 2021 - 1:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
Welcome to our virtual Discover RU Open House event for students interested in health-based fields. We will take you on a virtual tour of campus, host an admissions, financial aid, and scholarship presentation, hold academic...
engineering class
November 5, 2021 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
SIGN UP HERE! Welcome to a special visit day geared for students interested in Rockhurst's STEM programs! Get to know professors, take a tour of campus and connect with future and current Hawks. Breakout sessions...
Students in downtown Kansas City
November 12, 2021 - 2:30pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
SIGN UP HERE! If you’re looking for a new school to call home, we know Rockhurst would be the perfect fit for you. Join us for a information session to find out why! We’ll give...
Student in classroom
December 3, 2021 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
SIGN UP HERE! We are excited to host you for Discover RU: All Majors. We'll take you on a tour of campus, host an admissions, financial aid, and scholarship presentation and have you meet with...
Student writing on whiteboard
December 8, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
SIGN UP HERE! Picture yourself at Rockhurst - join us for a virtual information session to learn about academic programs, scholarships, and the admissions process. This event is for traditional transfer, RN-BSN, and BSN students.

Upcoming Graduate Events

Student Analyzing Data
August 3, 2021 - 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...
Student in class
August 10, 2021 - 12:00pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Helzberg MBA and Master of Arts in Management programs. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission requirements,...
Student using laptop
August 17, 2021 - 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...
Students working on laptops
September 1, 2021 - 7:30pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Helzberg MBA and Master of Arts in Management programs. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission requirements,...
Student Entering Conway Hall Entrance
September 9, 2021 - 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 listening in class
September 16, 2021 - 12:00pm
Live Webinar via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's Helzberg MBA and Master of Arts in Management programs. This virtual information is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum requirements, admission requirements,...
Students discussing data analytics assignment
September 22, 2021 - 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...