MA in Organizational Leadership Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Fees per Semester, Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

Most Rockhurst MA students receive tuition reimbursement through their employers. Please check with your human resources department for tuition reimbursement information.


Graduate tuition per credit hour


Graduate tuition per credit hour for Alumni Discount Program (limit one course per semester) ***Alumni holding a Rockhurst graduate degree are eligible to take graduate courses through the Alumni Discount Program.

Half Price


Student Activity Fee for full-time students

$140 per semester

Student Activity Fee for part-time students

$12 per credit hour

University Fee for full-time students

$150 per semester

University Fee for part-time students

$19 per credit hour

Deferred Payment Plan (each semester, fall/spring only)


Graduation Fee


Additional fee for late filing of degree candidacy application


Late registration fee


Late semester exams (each exam)


Matriculation (all first-time enrolling students)


Mandatory health insurance for all full-time graduate students August 2019 - August 2020 (online waiver process)**

$2,300 per year

Mandatory health insurance for international graduate students; no waiver*

$2,300 per year

Replacement of student ID


Returned check fee


Parking Fee

$125 per semester

Tuition and other charges are subject to change without notice.

*Required for international students. Those who can provide proof of adequate insurance coverage will not be required to purchase the school plan.

**Student health insurance rates shown are an estimate and subject to change; additional coverage options available based on enrollment status and election of spouse and/or child coverage. University-sponsored student health insurance is required for all international students. Full-time undergraduate and graduate students who provide proof of equivalent health insurance coverage through an on-line waiver system by the established deadline will not be required to purchase the University plan. Part-time undergraduate and graduate students are invited to purchase the health insurance plan as needed. For more information please visit Health Information & Services.

***Voluntary enrollment information for part-time, post-baccalaureate, accelerated option nursing, Executive MBA, DO/MBA, MBA/PHY students, as well as spouse and children of full-time students can be found on the Health Services website.

Financial Aid

Student Loans
The Financial Aid Office can help you with everything you need to know about student loans, from understanding your options to applying online.

FastWEB (Financial Aid Search Through the Web) is the largest and most complete scholarship search on the Internet. It provides free access to a searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants and student loans. Students also are encouraged to seek scholarship funds outside of Rockhurst.

Corporate Sponsorship
Your employer may provide full or partial sponsorship.

Tuition Reimbursement
For information regarding corporate tuition reimbursement, contact your individual employer as policies vary dramatically from company to company. The best place to start is usually your human resources department. Students are responsible for payment of all University tuition and fees, and for submission of documentation to their employer for any applicable reimbursement.

To answer questions about what criteria are needed to renew federal, state and institutional awards, view Eligibility and Scholarship Renewal.

Find Out More

Office of Financial Aid, Rockhurst University
1100 Rockhurst Road Kansas City, MO 64110
816-501-4600 | 800-842-6776 |

For payment options, contact the Business Office at 816-501-4175.

Additional information about the suite of graduate business programs from Helzberg can be found here: School of Management Programs.