Rockhurst University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Kansas City, MO

$38,800

Avg tuition

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About Rockhurst University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Rockhurst University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Kansas City, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,746, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 73%. The university offers 47 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 73%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for students are $38,800.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

73% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

88% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

73% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-27

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1035-1225

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students enrolled

76%

Online student enrollment

14:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

68%

Hispanic

10%

Black

8%

Unknown

6%

Asian

4%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

65%

Socio-economic diversity

27% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

1

Total Online Enrollment

2,802

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

99% On-campus

1% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 50% online

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's X Bold Not offered

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $38,800 $38,800
Graduate $16,200 $16,200

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,530
On-campus room and board $9,800
On-campus other expenses $4,695
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $12,450
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $4,695
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,695

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $54,825 $54,825
Off-campus without family $57,475 $57,475
Off-campus with family $45,025 $45,025

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

27%

State Grant Aid

28%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

27%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,544
State Grant Aid $2,153
Institution Grant Aid $29,777
Pell Grant Aid $4,515

Financial Outlook

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

$44k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.