Overview

Applicants
2,494
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average HS GPA
3.60

GPA Breakdown

48%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
7%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
510 - 640
SAT Math
485 - 650
ACT Composite
23 - 28

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
244
with Terminal Degree
121

129
Women
115
Men
17
Minority
8
International

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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
62%
Graduate in 5 years
69%
Graduate in 6 years

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication, General

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General

  • Education

  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Secondary Education and Teaching

  • Engineering

  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • French Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Communication Disorders, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies

  • History

  • History, General

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • International/Global Studies

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology


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


Jane Chu, EMBA ’05
Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts

George Wendt, ’71
Actor; Norm on “Cheers”

Richard Dreiling, ’75
CEO and Chairman of the Board, Dollar General Corporation

Terry Dunn, ’71
President and CEO, J.E. Dunn Construction Group, Inc

Mark Lamping
President of the Jacksonville Jaguars

Tom Dempsey, ’89
Missouri State Senator / President Pro-Tem

Sly James, ’80
Mayor, Kansas City, Missouri

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,280

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,606

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,896

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
70%

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

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$32,075
Required Fees
$790
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,485

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,587
Transportation for Commuters
$2,266

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

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

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

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
2,276
Out of State
32%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
17

Demographics

59% female
41% male
32% are out of state
67% are full time
33% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
52%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
84%

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

30% join a fraternity
48% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

16% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Hawks)
6 Sports

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

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Lacrosse
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
Apple

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 Johnson
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
Einstein Brothers & Subway

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Country Club Plaza / great shops and restaurants
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art and Kemper Museum of Modern Art
Historic Westport
Truman Sports Complex
Power & Light District

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

2,494
Applicants
2,276
Size
77%
Acceptance Rate
1140
SAT Scores

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