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!

Claire Webster sits near the St. Ignatius statue

Rockhurst encourages me and makes me feel valued and that I am, no mistake, becoming who I’m supposed to be.

– Claire Webster | Nonprofit Leadership ‘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

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 28 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 studying together in the library
April 5, 2020 - 4:00pm
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*This event is canceled* School doesn’t start until August, but you don’t have to wait to experience college life. This event is just for students, like you, who have already been admitted to Rockhurst. It...
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April 19, 2020 - 3:00pm
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*This event is canceled* Hop on a bus and ride to Kansas City for an overnight visit with a current Rockhurst student. You'll tour campus, meet current and future Hawks, learn about Kansas City and...
students studying outside
April 25, 2020 - 8:00am
Double Tree St. Louis Chesterfield
Join us in St. Louis to register for classes, learn about all things RU and get to know your fellow Hawks! Sign up for a time here! Double Tree by Hilton Hotel St. Louis Chesterfield...
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May 2, 2020 - 8:00am
Convocation Center
Come register for classes, learn about all things RU and meet some of your fellow Hawks. Sign up for a time here!
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May 9, 2020 - 8:00am
Convocation Center
Come register for classes, learn about all things RU and meet some of your fellow Hawks. Sign up for your time here!

Upcoming Graduate Events

Helzberg classroom
April 3, 2020 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's data analytics master's degree and certificate programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure,...
Helzberg classroom
April 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 session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover...
Student in Occupational Therapy with Baby
April 18, 2020 - 10:30am
Arrupe Hall 114
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 working on laptops
April 21, 2020 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's MBA and MA in Organizational Leadership programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission and covers program information such as...
Students collaborating
May 14, 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 session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover...
CSD student working with child on project
June 27, 2020 - 10:30am
Arrupe Hall 114
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...