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!

Nico Leon sits on a bench on the tennis courts.

The academics from Rockhurst are insanely amazing. I’ve made, by far, the best decision by coming here.

– Nico Leon | Accounting and Finance ‘20

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

Freshman Academic Scholarship Calculator

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 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

Pre-Nursing Students Lab
October 30, 2020 - 1:00pm
Join us on Zoom
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
Join us on Zoom
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 downtown Kansas City
November 9, 2020 - 6:00pm
Join us on Zoom
Register here and join us for a virtual information session with one of our Admissions Counselors, Bibi Soliman. We'll go over how to apply, scholarships (that begin at $24,000), student life, and so much more...
Students walking on Campus
November 12, 2020 - 5:45pm
Join us on Zoom
Register here to join us for a virtual information session for transfer students.If you’re looking for a new school to call home, we know Rockhurst would be the perfect fit for you. We’ll give you...
students in a classroom
November 13, 2020 - 1:00pm
Join us on Zoom
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
Rockhurst student spirit
November 15, 2020 - 12:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Register here - Join us for this on-campus Senior Visit Day! At Explore the Rock, you'll get to hang out with current RU students, learn about all the ways students get involved, the admissions process...
November 18, 2020 - 6:00pm
Join us on Zoom
Sign up here to learn more about the different degree options in our Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences. This virtual information is hosted by members of our associates, bachelors, and masters degree programs. Join...
students studying outside
December 6, 2020 - 1:00pm
Join us on Zoom
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...

Upcoming Graduate Events

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...