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Located in Kansas City, Missouri, Rockhurst University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

$38,564 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
67% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Rockhurst University?


Contact details for Rockhurst are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2561
Phone: 816-501-4000

How Do I Get Into Rockhurst?

You can apply to Rockhurst online at:

Admission Requirements for Rockhurst

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Rockhurst?

67% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
5% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 67%, Rockhurst does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 64%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.

Average Test Scores

About 5% of students accepted to Rockhurst submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 638. Math scores were between 543 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Rockhurst University  ( 540 to 638 )

SAT Math Scores for Rockhurst University  ( 543 to 650 )
Rockhurst received ACT scores from 68% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 27. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 19 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Rockhurst University  ( 19 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for Rockhurst University  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Rockhurst University  ( 19 to 26 )

Can I Afford Rockhurst University?

$38,564 Net Price
56% Take Out Loans
0.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Rockhurst is $38,564. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Rockhurst, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $6,641 a year. That adds up to $26,564 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Rockhurst is 0.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Rockhurst University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,779 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,704 undergraduate students at Rockhurst, with 1,779 being full-time and 925 being part-time.


There are also 922 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,779 full-time undergraduates at Rockhurst, 36% are male and 64% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rockhurst University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 65
Black or African American 164
Hispanic or Latino 271
White 1,118
International Students 38
Other Races/Ethnicities 123

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Rockhurst University. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 33 countries are represented at Rockhurst. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Italy, India, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Rockhurst University

405 Took All Classes Online
1,909 Took At Least One Class Online
425.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,909 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rockhurst has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 10th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Rockhurst

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rockhurst University was 425.0%. This is the #136 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Rockhurst regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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