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Rockhurst University
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  • 4 Year
  • KANSAS CITY, MO

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Rockhurst is a highly rated private, Catholic university located in Kansas City, Missouri. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,454 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Rockhurst acceptance rate is 64%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology. Graduating 76% of students, Rockhurst alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $42,000.

About

1100 ROCKHURST RD
KANSAS CITY, MO 64110
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Lakes Valley Conference

Rockhurst University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Rockhurst Admissions

Acceptance Rate
64%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1080-1260
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$22,688 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$28,937 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 23 responses
77%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 26 responses
77%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 26 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    11%
  • On Campus
    89%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,454 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
731
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
29%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Easy going
    40%
  • Hardworking
    33%
  • Serious
    13%
  • Lazy
    7%
  • Outgoing
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 30 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 34 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Service-oriented
    50%
  • Jesuit
    28%
  • Classy
    11%
  • Average
    6%
  • Home away from home
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$50,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
76%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 15 responses

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