Overview

Applicants
2,576
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average HS GPA
3.67

GPA Breakdown

46%
Over 3.75
21%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
5%
2.50 - 2.99
1%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
500 - 640
SAT Math
510 - 640
ACT Composite
23 - 28

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
11:1
Total Faculty
274
with Terminal Degree
152

146
Women
128
Men
15
Minority
9
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
88%
Graduate in 5 years
99%
Graduate in 6 years
100%


Degrees

Bachelor's
Certificate
Doctoral/Professional
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Tom McDonnell
President & CEO, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Carol DiRaimo
VP, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, Jack in the Box, Inc.

Beth Kluba
Director of Leadership Development, The Boeing Company

Gwendolyn Grant
President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Kansas City

Mark Lamping
President of the Jacksonville Jaguars

Thomas Sack, Ph.D.
President & CEO, MRIGlobal

Matt Krentz
Director & Filmmaker

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,401

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,491

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,661

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$16,817

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
73%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$28,074

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$30,550
Required Fees
$740
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,442

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,512
Transportation for Commuters
$2,201

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships
Need-Based United Negro College Fund

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,241
Out of State
43%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
16

Demographics

60% female
40% male
43% are out of state
69% are full time
31% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
54%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
91%

Campus Environment
Large Urban
Fire safety rating
72

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Frat Sorority

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
44
Number of Honor Societies
10

Number of Social Sororities
5
Number of Religious Organizations
6

26% join a fraternity
34% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Hawks)
5 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Women's Sports (Lady Hawks)
6 Sports

Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services


Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Missouri - Kansas City

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
16

Average Number of PC's per Lab
20

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
99%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Dell

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jessica House
Admissions Counselor

Address
Office of Admissions
1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2561

Phone
816-501-4100

Email
ambassador@rockhurst.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Rockhurst Bell Tower and Fountains
The Rock Room
Kinerk Commons
Learning Center
Cafeteria and Pub

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Country Club Plaza / great shops and restaurants
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art and Kempner Museum of Modern Art
Historic Westport
Truman Sports Complex
Worlds of Fun Amusement Park

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Mondays thru Fridays
Campus tours: 9 and 11 am, 1 and 3 pm
816-501-4100

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Varies
Times: 9 and 11 am, 1 and 3 pm, Mondays thru Fridays
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Periodic dates throughout the year.

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
ambassador@rockhurst.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Exam periods, no Friday or Saturday overnights

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Nearest airport is Kansas City International (MCI). Buses, taxis and The Supper Shuttle are available.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the East - Take I-70 to I-35 South (to Wichita). Exit left on 27th. The exit turns into Broadway. Follow Broadway to 47th Street and make a left. Take 47th Street to Troost Avenue. Make a right turn and follow to 54th Street. Turn left at 54th Street and onto campus. From the North - Take I-29 to I-35 South (to Wichita). Exit left on 27th. The exit turns into Broadway. Follow Broadway to 47th Street and make a left. Take 47th Street to Troost Avenue. Make a right turn and follow to 54th Street. Turn left at 54th Street and onto campus. From the West - Take I-70 to I-35 South (to Wichita). Exit left on 27th. The exit turns into Broadway. Follow Broadway to 47th Street and make a left. Take 47th Street to Troost Avenue. Make a right turn and follow to 54th Street. Turn left at 54th Street and onto campus. From the South - Take Highway 71 North (Bruce Watkins Drive) to 55th Street. Turn left onto 55th. Follow 55th and make a right turn onto Troost Avenue. Follow Troost north to 54th Street. Turn right on 54th Street and onto campus. From the Southwest - Take I-35 to I-435 East. Follow I-435 across the state line. Exit Holmes Street. Turn left and follow Holmes until it turns into Rockhill Road near 65th Street. Take Rockhill to 55th Street and make a right. Take 55th to Troost. Turn left on Troost to 54th street.

Local Accommodations
Local Accommodations: Country Club Plaza District Hotels
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Key Stats

2,576
Applicants
2,241
Size
75%
Acceptance Rate
1140
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists