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.

97 % 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 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

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November 1, 2019 - 1:00pm
Rockhurst University- Arrupe Hall
Welcome to a special visit just for students interested in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math). Your afternoon on campus will include a tour, time with STEM professors, learning more about the scholarship opportunities available... Learn more
Rockhurst University Bell Tower
November 10, 2019 - 3:00pm
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Hop on a bus and ride to Kansas City for an overnight visit with current Rockhurst students! You'll tour campus, meet current and future Hawks, learn about Kansas City and much more. Buses pick students... Learn more
Students walking by tulips
December 2, 2019 - 1:00pm
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Get ready for an afternoon geared towards students interested in studying the humanities at RU! This visit will include academic sessions, a campus tour, learning about scholarship opportunities and more. Register here! Learn more
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December 8, 2019 - 1:00pm
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Learn more about all Rockhurst University has to offer! Take a campus tour, learn more about scholarship opportunities, connect with professors and get to know current and future Hawks. Register here! Learn more
Student reads on a hammock
February 28, 2020 - 1:00pm
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Join us for an afternoon visit to learn more about Rockhurst's Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy programs. Your time on campus will include meeting with faculty, getting to know campus on tour, and learning about... Learn more

Upcoming Graduate Events

Student participating in live webinar
October 17, 2019 - 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... Learn more
Helzberg classroom
October 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's MBA and MA in Management programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual information session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission, and will cover program structure, curriculum... Learn more
Students collaborating
November 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
Learn more about Rockhurst University's MBA and MA in Management programs offered on campus AND online. This virtual session is hosted by the Director of Graduate Business Admission and covers program information such as structure,... Learn more
Student participating in live webinar
November 14, 2019 - 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... Learn more
Occupational Therapy Session
November 16, 2019 - 10:30am
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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... Learn more
Helzberg classroom
November 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
Conway 205
Rockhurst University's Helzberg School of Management holds MBA, Executive MBA, MA in Management and MS in Business Intelligence and Analytics information sessions monthly. The information sessions are an opportunity for you to meet people who... Learn more
December 7, 2019 - 10:30am
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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... Learn more
February 22, 2020 - 10:30am
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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... Learn more
April 18, 2020 - 10:30am
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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... Learn more