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!

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

August 18, 2020 - 2:00pm
Join us on Zoom!
Join us for this virtual information session and learn information about the BSN program offered by Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences at Rockhurst University. Sign up here!
Campus during the day
August 19, 2020 - 5:00pm
Join us on Zoom
Register here! Join us virtually for a short program that will present important and exciting steps to set you up for success as you transition to Rockhurst University. Specifically, through Orientation you’ll: Learn about all...
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August 20, 2020 - 6:00pm
Join us on Zoom
Learn about the MSN tracks offered by Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences at Rockhurst University. Sign up here!

Upcoming Graduate Events

Students in analytics classroom
August 26, 2020 - 7:30pm
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 is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program...
Classroom
August 29, 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...
Teacher Giving Presentation
September 2, 2020 - 7:30pm
Live Webinars 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...
Helzberg classroom
September 16, 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 is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program...
Students working on laptops
September 22, 2020 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars 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...
CHHS student working with child
September 26, 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...
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...
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...