At Rockhurst University, faculty members are essential to ensure student success. Their tireless dedication to quality teaching standards enables students to reach their full potential in academics and the community.

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Ranked in the Top-15 of the Region for Teaching Excellence*


We are intentional about providing an academic experience that truly changes "the whole person." With smaller class sizes, our expert faculty members are able to connect with students individually.

89 % of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field

24 students in an average class

13:1 student-faculty ratio

A theology class at Rockhurst University examines “What is impermanence?” Here, students enrolled in a theology and religious studies course learn another characteristic of what Buddhists believe as part of broader coursework teaching religions of the world.

Latest Faculty News

Student speaks at an event
Rockhurst University will begin enrolling students in certificate programs for diversity, equity and inclusion at both the graduate and undergraduate level in fall 2023, offering students a curriculum that will prepare them to lead confidently...
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Rockhurst University has announced the dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester. This honor recognizes students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above. Students named to the list are: Dati Abuladze Courtney...
Rockhurst faculty member and others at the World Cup
Diego Gutierrez, DBA, assistant professor of management and marketing, is no stranger to the excitement of soccer on the big stage. The Rockhurst University graduate was a member of the Hawks soccer team during his...
Students on the lawn
If you are the first person in your family to go to college, congratulations! Also, today is your day, as First-Generation College Celebration Day is celebrated nationally and will be recognized throughout the week here...

Dr. Katie Ryan-Bloomer, a Rockhurst University alum and assistant professor of occupational therapy, helps conduct programs for children undergoing constraint-induced movement therapy. Ryan-Bloomer and others at Ability KC work with kids through play therapy and additional occupational activities to help improve the kids’ self-help skills.

*2021 U.S. News and World Reports Midwest Regional University rankings