Engineering

ENGINEERING

Rockhurst offers engineering degree tracks in mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering.

Program Overview

Civil Engineering
Rockhurst’s civil engineering degree prepares students for a career in what is considered one of the oldest engineering disciplines. The civil engineering classes in our program are designed to educate students in the many specialties within the field, such as structural, construction, environment, geotechnical and transportation.
 
Electrical Engineering
An electrical engineering degree from Rockhurst University is a powerful achievement. Responsible for the technology that powers our lives, an electrical engineer designs, tests, and improves electronic equipment from lighting and wiring systems to cars to smart phones.
 
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical engineering encompasses a variety of job duties, including the design, development, and maintenance of electrical equipment from generators to engines to robots used in manufacturing.
 
The median wage for engineers is $82,000 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018).

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Academic Excellence

With some of the best academics in Kansas City and beyond, we provide an experience that values students and changes lives, reflected through our expert faculty and the success our graduates enjoy.

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

97 % career and grad school placement rates

23 % higher salary than U.S. median

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

Why Study at Rockhurst?


Located in the cultural heart of Kansas City, RU’s beautiful 55-acre campus is where more than 3,000 students call home.

Consistently ranked as one of the top regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.

More than 97% of students receive financial assistance and scholarship opportunities.

With an 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio, students receive the personal attention and support they need to grow in knowledge and in character.