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.

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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 singing at orientation
May 18, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
We are so excited to host you for this virtual summer Orientation series. Join us for our first Pre-Orientation Palooza event, Welcome to the Nest, to learn about how to best use your student portal,...
Students collaborating
May 22, 2021 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Register here! Join us for a visit of the Rockhurst campus. Meet with current students, take a tour of campus, and learn more about the admissions process and financial aid. *This event will be hosted...
students studying outside
June 4, 2021 - 1:00pm
Pedro Arrupe Hall (in-person)
Join us for our Summer Showcase! Take a tour of campus (including upperclassmen housing options), learn about the admissions process, and hear from current students about their experience at RU! SIGN UP HERE!
June 11, 2021 - 12:00pm
Rockhurst, Convocation Center
Too excited to wait until fall to step foot on campus? Join us for BBQ @ RU to get to know your future classmates, current Hawks, how to feel prepared before orientation, and get your...
Graduation cap on stacked coins
June 15, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
It's time for our next POP event! Join us for Pre-Orientation Palooza: How to: Financial Aid, Student Accounts, and RockWeb. Bills will be sent out in July, so learn how to set up a payment...
Graduation cap on stacked coins
June 17, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
This event is for all of our new students entering a Saint Luke's program, including: Associates degrees, RN-BSN, and BSN students. Join us for Pre-Orientation Palooza: How to: Financial Aid, Student Accounts, and RockWeb. Bills...
June 21, 2021 - 12:00pm
Rockhurst, Convocation Center
Too excited to wait until fall to step foot on campus? Join us for BBQ @ RU to get to know your future classmates, current Hawks, how to feel prepared before orientation, and get your...
Students sitting on a bench outside
June 24, 2021 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Join us for our Summer Showcase! Take a tour of campus (including upperclassmen housing options), learn about the admissions process, and hear from current students about their experience at RU! SIGN UP HERE!
Students and professor laughing outside
July 9, 2021 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University, Arrupe Hall
Join us for our Summer Showcase! Take a tour of campus (including upperclassmen housing options), learn about the admissions process, and hear from current students about their experience at RU! SIGN UP HERE!
Students engaging in another orientation olympics activity
July 13, 2021 - 6:00pm
Virtual - Join us on Zoom
Next up in our POP series, we are hosting an Orientation 101 event where we aim to help you feel prepared (and safe) for your first week at RU! We will be joined by our...
July 18, 2021 - 4:00pm
Norwood Hills Country Club
We are so excited to celebrate with you this summer at a Welcome BBQ! Meet other RU students from the Saint Louis area before you step foot on campus this fall. Enjoy good food, good...
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...

Upcoming Graduate Events

Helzberg Classroom with Two Students
May 20, 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...
Student Analyzing Data
June 2, 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...