2,208
Students
Financial aid thermometer
29,079
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
72
72%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Rockhurst University is a Comprehensive institution located in Kansas City, MO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2561
United States
Contact Kyle Johnson
Director of Freshman Admissions
Email: admission@rockhurst.edu
Phone: 816-501-4100
Fax: 816-501-4142

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,115
Applied
2,257
Accepted
2,208
Enrolled
72%
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Female Admissions

2,101
Females Applied
1,507
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,014
Males Applied
750
Males Accepted
74%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.62
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 30th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 25 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

36,800
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Fees

790
Full-time student fees
9,570
Room & board
6,240
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

29,079
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,058
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
34,281
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,115
Avg. Loan Aid
20,682
Avg. Grant Aid
23,642
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
28%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,208
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9%
Black or African American 5.48%
White or Caucasian 72.03%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.74%
Asian 3.02%
Two or more races 2.53%
Other 5.91%

Gender

Male (38.99%)
Female (61.01%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 49%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Rockstock Spring Concert, Homecoming Dance and Turkey Dinner

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Activities Board, Student Senate, Voices for Justice, Panhellenic Sororities and IFC Fraternities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
closed-circuit TV monitors

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

239
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 128
Part-time - 111
Male - 113
Female - 126