1100 Rockhurst RoadKansas City, MO 64110 816-501-4100
http://www.rockhurst.edu admissions@rockhurst.edu
About Rockhurst University
  • Year of Foundation 1910
  • Size of Campus 55 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,091
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 37%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $22,000
  • Room and Board $6,200
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 1,528
Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university that offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership and service. Rockhurst University exists to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal education and graduate education. Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world. Rockhurst University has been ranked among the top master's universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. It also has been ranked among the nation's top 30 wireless college campuses by Intel.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union; International Club; Student Organization of Latinos
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 20%
  • Number of students in fraternities 4
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) RENEWAL Faith Sharing Group; V. O. I. C. E. S. for JUSTICE; 4th Day Faith Sharing Group; Missouri Association of Catholic College Students; Catholic Discussion Group; Knights of Columbus
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society; Phi Sigma Tau International Philosophy Honor Society; Pi Delta Phi National French Honor Society; Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society; Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.
  • Percent students who are frat members 34%
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 4
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 2
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Visiting Scholars Lecture Series; Family Weekend; Greek Week; Homecoming
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City (20)
  • Distance to nearest train Kansas City (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Kansas City (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 61%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Museums Greenlease Art Museum; Richardson Science Center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 850
  • Computer Courses No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Library Facilities Computer labs, study rooms, teaching lab, university archives
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number of e-books 944
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 316,200
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Microforms 250,850
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of MO at KC)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Research Medical Center; American Century; Sprint; State Street; Enterprise Rent-A-Car; DST Systems; Cerner Corporation; Commerce Bank; Mass Mutual
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 94%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis