Rockhurst University in Kansas City

Learning, Leadership and Service in the Jesuit Tradition

of alumni report being employed or accepted into grad school within 6 months of graduation.
academic programs offer breadth and depth to feed your interests!
RU graduates earn 23% higher median salaries than their peers.
Paola Rodriguez sits on a hammock on campus.
I truly feel that I was meant to be here, and that this place chose me.
Paola Rodriguez | Psychology ‘21
Coming to a Jesuit institution, I was able to grow in many different ways, whether it be academically or spiritually in my faith, that I think I wouldn’t have been able to if I had stayed home for college. I had some amazing experiences out in the community in Kansas City, and I was able to experience life from a different perspective.
Annika Svoboda | Communication Sciences and Disorders ‘18
Annika Svoboda stands near the bell tower.


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View from the Commencement ceremony
May 13, 2019
No matter the disciplines, the destination, or the route they took to get here, close to 700 students will end this week as alumni of Rockhurst University following our annual commencement activities. Here are the stories of just a few — congratulations to every graduate! Kori Hines, English Kori Hines had already been through a lot before even coming to college. In 2011, halfway through...

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Mariana Valles
May 8, 2019
Mariana Valles doesn’t remember much about the time before she lived in Belton, Missouri. That makes sense — she was 4 years old when her...


Student walking on campus
May 21, 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...
Student on laptop
June 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 information session is hosted by the Director...

Upcoming Events

June 19, 2019 - 12:00pm
Live Webinars via Zoom
September 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
Convocation Center
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