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Rockhurst Demographics & Diversity

Kansas City, Missouri

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Rockhurst are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 28% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Rockhurst University students
Race Percent of Students
White 72%
Black 4%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 84% more female students than male students enrolled at Rockhurst University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Rockhurst has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Rockhurst University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Rockhurst University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,199
Women 2,206

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Rockhurst serves a low number of students outside of Missouri, with 58 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Rockhurst University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 58%
Out of State 39%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,699 per year

35% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.2%
Part time Undergrads 7.3%

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