Rockhurst University Rankings

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In the World#3586 of 14178
In North America#1036 of 2629
In the United States#963 of 2528
In Missouri#19 of 68
In Kansas City#2 of 11

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
64%
Average SAT
1169
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$22,688 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,185
Graduates
805
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Rockhurst University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%66%62%
Applicants3,2781,1572,121
Admissions2,0877621,325
Freshmen enrolled full time394178216

509 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

61 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
16 or 4%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1078
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rockhurst University are 1078-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
378 or 96%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Rockhurst University are 21-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2153 (72%)
Hispanic267 (9%)
Black or African American166 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown162 (5%)
Asian121 (4%)
Two or more races59 (2%)
Nonresident Alien21 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native14 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander11 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,688/year
Average aid awarded
$28,937
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,869
$30-48K$15,261
$48-75K$19,220
$75-110K$21,029
$110K+$25,248

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$37,800$15,876
Tuition in-state$37,800$15,876
Tuition out-of-state$37,800$15,876
Fee in-district$960$560
Fee in-state$960$560
Fee out-of-state$960$560

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity931
Combined charge for room and board$10,350
Room charge$6,240
Meal charge$4,110

Rockhurst University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General79155
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse120
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist1337
Occupational Therapy & Therapist48
Physical Therapy & Therapist46
Kinesiology and Exercise Science36
Management Science32
Psychology, General30
Education, General22
Biology & Biological Sciences, General21
English Language and Literature, General11
Chemistry, General10
Elementary Education and Teaching81
Spanish Language and Literature8
Business & Corporate Communications7
Biochemistry7
Organizational Leadership7
Philosophy6
Physics, Other5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric5
History, General5
Health and Wellness, General5
Mechanical Engineering4
Civil Engineering, General4
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration4
International & Global Studies3
Applied Mathematics, General3
Economics, General3
Religion & Religious Studies2
Political Science and Government, General2
Mathematics, General2
Special Education and Teaching, General1
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist1
Grand Total41229746
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate76%76%76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
427
Citations
5,551

Publication count by topic

Psychology
88
Medicine
57
Business
39
Sociology
34
Economics
31
Computer science
30
Chemistry
20
Political science
18
Philosophy
15
Mathematics
15
Biology
14
Engineering
13
Physics
11
History
10
Materials science
6
Environmental science
5
Art
4
Geography
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology1787466
Philosophy198012
Political science2007167
Business2027624
Psychology23351,386
History24147
Economics2478275
Physics2962233
Medicine2995999
Biology3991469
Computer science4020237
Mathematics433084
Chemistry4386250
Engineering465229
Environmental science484713
Materials science508823

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990425
1991319
1992127
1993123
1994126
1995821
1996723
1997441
1998848
1999958
2000845
2001761
20021284
20031272
20049106
20059102
20064123
200712156
200812162
200914184
201017202
201118254
201227277
201325316
201415341
201519313
201619307
201734338
201816321
201924461
202029521

General info

Alternative namesRockhurst
Founded1910
WikipediaRockhurst University
MottoSapientia Aedificavit Sibi Domum
Wisdom has built herself a home
Colorsroyal blue, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff390
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, Missouri, 64110-2561
United States
City population460,000
Phone8165014000
Fax+1 (816) 501 4588

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