Rockhurst University

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world rank  2621

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University Overview

Established in 1910, Rockhurst University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Kansas City (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Missouri. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Rockhurst University (Rockhurst) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Rockhurst University (Rockhurst) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 110 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym Rockhurst
Founded 1910
Motto Sapientia Aedificavit Sibi Domum
Wisdom has built herself a home
Colours Royal blue and white

University Location

Address 1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City (population range: 250,000-499,999)
64110-2561 Missouri
United States
T +1 (816) 501 4000
F +1 (816) 501 4588

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City 64110-2561
+1 (816) 501 4100
800 842 6776

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rockhurst University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • American Occupational Therapy Association AOTA
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education ACOTE
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education CAPTE
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology CAA
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council TEAC

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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