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!

Alexis Medina poses for a picture in Arrupe Hall.

After coming to campus, I’ve loved the school. It provided me with so many different opportunities. The staff and faculty are very encouraging. If I wouldn’t have gone here, I don’t know if I’d be where I am now as a senior at Rockhurst.

– Alexis Medina | Sports Management ‘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 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 talking outside
February 8, 2023 - 3:30pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
Sign up here - Can't make it to campus just yet? No worries! Join us for a student-led virtual tour of campus followed by an admissions presentation with a counselor.
Campus and Pergola
February 18, 2023 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here - Join us for this weekend tour of campus with student ambassadors, hear from admissions about the process, financial aid, and scholarships and experience a current student panel.
OT students in movement lab
February 25, 2023 - 10:00am
Rockhurst University Campus
Join us for a Health Sciences Graduate Information Session to learn more about the Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Master of Communication Science and Disorders programs at Rockhurst University. Attendeess will...
Student in class
March 3, 2023 - 9:00am
Sedgwick Hall, Rockhurst University
Sign up here to join us for this immersive experience in our newly renovated Nursing building. Tour the Sedgwick Hall simulation floor, labs and lecture spaces, and meet current Hawks and your future nursing faculty.
Students walking on campus
March 11, 2023 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here - Join us for this weekend tour of campus with student ambassadors, hear from admissions about the process, financial aid, and scholarships and experience a current student panel.
Students talking
March 22, 2023 - 3:30pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
Sign up here - Can't make it to campus just yet? No worries! Join us for a student-led virtual tour of campus followed by an admissions presentation with a counselor.
Professor with student
March 24, 2023 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Sign up here - We'll take you on a tour of campus, host an admissions, financial aid, and scholarship presentation and have you meet with faculty in your field of interest. Sign up and join...
PT student conducting evaluation
April 22, 2023 - 10:00am
Rockhurst University Campus
Join us for a Health Sciences Graduate Information Session to learn more about the Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Master of Communication Science and Disorders programs at Rockhurst University. Attendeess will...
Students painting a house
April 26, 2023 - 3:30pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
Sign up here - Can't make it to campus just yet? No worries! Join us for a student-led virtual tour of campus followed by an admissions presentation with a counselor.

Upcoming Graduate Events

Two students in leadership class
February 8, 2023 - 7:30pm
Live Open House via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University’s Graduate Business Programs in the Helzberg School of Management. This virtual open house will include an overview of our MBA, MS in Data Analytics and MA in Organizational Leadership. We...
Student analyzing data
February 15, 2023 - 12:00pm
Live Open House via Zoom Lunch Hour
Learn more about Rockhurst University’s Graduate Business Programs in the Helzberg School of Management. This virtual open house will include an overview of our MBA, MS in Data Analytics and MA in Organizational Leadership. We...
student with laptop
February 20, 2023 - 12:00pm
Zoom
Come learn about Rockhurst University Master of Education degrees! In this meeting you will learn about the master's programs at Rockhurst University, meet with faculty members, and have an opportunity to ask any questions. We...
Two students in management class
February 22, 2023 - 7:30pm
Live Open House via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University’s Graduate Business Programs in the Helzberg School of Management. This virtual open house will include an overview of our MBA, MS in Data Analytics and MA in Organizational Leadership. We...
OT students in movement lab
February 25, 2023 - 10:00am
Rockhurst University Campus
Join us for a Health Sciences Graduate Information Session to learn more about the Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Master of Communication Science and Disorders programs at Rockhurst University. Attendeess will...
March 1, 2023 - 5:30pm
Arrupe Hall, Room 114
Calling all educators! Come learn with the School of Education at the Technology and Networking Night. We will lead with a demonstration of Sphero Bolt robots and technology in the classroom talk with Dr. Sarah...
PT student conducting evaluation
April 22, 2023 - 10:00am
Rockhurst University Campus
Join us for a Health Sciences Graduate Information Session to learn more about the Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Master of Communication Science and Disorders programs at Rockhurst University. Attendeess will...