66%

Acceptance Rate

$27,358

Avg.Financial Aid

002499

FAFSA Code

About Rockhurst University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,145

Website

www.rockhurst.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, Roman Catholic university, Rockhurst University is situated in Kansas City, MO. Rockhurst University occupies a total area of about 55 acres. It was in 1910 when the Rockhurst University was founded. The motto of the Rockhurst University is Sapientia Aedificavit Sibi Domum'(Latin) and its official colors are blue and white. The total enrolment stands at 2,980 (Fall 2019) students at Rockhurst University. Around 2,185 and 805 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. Around 96% of the students are 24 and under at Rockhurst University. At RU around 71% are white, 10% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 6% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 58% of the students are females and 42% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 110 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are George Wendt, Mark Lamping, Joseph Urusemal, and Walter J. Ong. Sports is an intergral part of any campus, and in this case, the university’s teams are affiliated to NCAA Division II – GLVC. A total of 165 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association), APTA (American Physical Therapy Association), and ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association). $36 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Rockhurst University.

Location & Contact

Address

1100 Rockhurst Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8165014000
Fax: 8165014677
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Rockhurst University at the 259th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

66%

SAT Range

1110 - 1255

ACT Range

22 - 27

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Rockhurst University has 3 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1078-1260 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 21 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Rockhurst University is 24. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561. To gather more information, they can call them at (816) 501-4000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,876

Average Annual Cost

$36,800

Books And Supplies

$1,530

Other Fees

$790

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,570

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,341

Total One Year Cost

$53,031

Before applying to RU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $55,787. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($38,760), books and supplies ($1,530), room and boarding ($9,690), and budget for other expenses ($4,535). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

86%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$7

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

98 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

94 Graduates

Psychology, General

51 Graduates

Biology, General

41 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

33 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

26 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

25 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

21 Graduates

Physics

16 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

15 Graduates

Political Science and Government

14 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

12 Graduates

Civil Engineering

10 Graduates

Economics

10 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

7 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

6 Graduates

Philosophy

5 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

4 Graduates

History

4 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

3 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

2 Graduates

Legal Support Services

2 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,345

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

13%

Full-time

62%

Part-time

38%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

70% White

6% Unknown

6% Black

10% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

34%

Out Of State

66%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$68,699 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 88% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

88%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,240/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,960/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,960/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Hawk

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

233

Total Female Athletes

165

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,690 per year for living on campus. Rockhurst University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at RU costs around $3,960 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At RU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 42% male and 58% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$42,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$50,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$9,971

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$103 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,358

Students Receiving Federal Grants

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,752

Students Receiving State Aid

31%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,957

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,665

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$33,215

$30K - $48K

$32,496

$48K - $75K

$29,313

$75K - $110K

$27,906

> $110K

$25,550

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$751,172

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$10,072,851

The financial aid department of Rockhurst University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,637, whereas the financial aid is $27,161. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $1,980 and institutional aid worth $27,161. At RU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $751,172 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $10,072,851.

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