Rockhurst University Overview
Rockhurst University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Kansas City, Missouri. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Rockhurst University Known For?
- The student loan default rate at Rockhurst is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Rockhurst.
- In 2017-2018, 57% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Rockhurst makes roughly $50,800 a year. This is 25% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
- The average Rockhurst student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Rockhurst University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Rockhurst.
Where Is Rockhurst University?
Contact details for Rockhurst are given below.
|Address:||1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2561|
How Do I Get Into Rockhurst?
You can apply to Rockhurst online at: https://www.rockhurst.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Rockhurst
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Rockhurst?
Approximately 33% of accepted students are men and 67% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 72%.
Average Test Scores
About 4% of students accepted to Rockhurst submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 590. Math scores were between 540 and 640.
Can I Afford Rockhurst University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Rockhurst, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $7,066 a year. That adds up to $28,264 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Rockhurst is 3.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Rockhurst University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 805 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,454 full-time undergraduates at Rockhurst, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rockhurst University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||82|
|Hispanic or Latino||165|
Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Rockhurst University. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 33 countries are represented at Rockhurst. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Italy, India, and Colombia.
Online Learning at Rockhurst University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rockhurst has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 52nd most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Rockhurst
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rockhurst University was 354.6%. This is the #179 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Rockhurst regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Rockhurst majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Rockhurst University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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