How hard is it to get into Rockhurst and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,645 out of 3,629 applicants were admitted making Rockhurst a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Rockhurst University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Rockhurst University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 4% of students submitted SAT scores and 97% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||525|
|SAT Composite 25th||1035|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||615|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1225|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Rockhurst University?
Rockhurst University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1035 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #16 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1225 and Above||Good||>82%|
|1130 to 1225||Avg +||73%-82%|
|1035 to 1130||Avg -||61%-73%|
|940 to 1035||Reach||48%-61%|
|Less than 940||Low||<48%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Rockhurst?
Admission data indicates that Rockhurst regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rockhurst University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>83%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||73%-83%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||63%-73%|
|17 to 20||Reach||52%-63%|
|Less than 17||Low||<52%|
What GPA do you need to get into Rockhurst University?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Rockhurst. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Rockhurst University was 3.62 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Rockhurst accepts 73% of students who apply.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
56% of Rockhurst University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||25%|
|Top 25% of class||56%|
|Top 50% of class||84%|
|Lower 50% of class||16%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||20%||16%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Rockhurst University is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Rockhurst University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179043 IPEDS survey data for Rockhurst University.
4% of students submit their SAT scores to Rockhurst. 97% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
73% of those who apply are granted admission to Rockhurst. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1035 and 1225. 4% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 97% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.