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Rockhurst University

Kansas City, Missouri

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Student Population
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Location Kansas City, Missouri
Online rockhurst.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Kansas City, Missouri, Rockhurst University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,278 prospective students applied, and 2,087 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 394 enrolled in the school.  1,796 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,349 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $37,800 plus fees of $960. Rockhurst is ranked 255 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Rockhurst is rated within the top 34% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1078/1260
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.67
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Rockhurst University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,530
Other Fees$960
Room and Board $9,690
Budget for Other Expenses$4,535
Total One Year Cost$54,515

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$53,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
74% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Rockhurst University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 31%
Business 20%
Psychology 8%
Social Sciences 8%
Biology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179043 IPEDS survey data for Rockhurst University.

Current students may use the Rockhurst University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.