Rockhurst University: Review & Facts

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Rockhurst University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,825 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1910 and is one of the 26 schools located in Kansas City, Missouri.

Rockhurst University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
43
Fair
Rockhurst University will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Rockhurst University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 43 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Nursing, Medical, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
85%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Rockhurst University is high at 85% (well above Missouri average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Rockhurst University is good - 70%.

Student to faculty ratio at Rockhurst University is pretty good, 12:1. Find out more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$34,800
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, around $34,000 per year. The additional fees at Rockhurst University (not included in tuition costs) are around $800; this comes to a total of $34,800 per year.

Read the details about Rockhurst University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 2,774 applications were submitted and 2,041 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Rockhurst University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Medium
Rockhurst University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rockhurst University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Rockhurst University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 900 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, roughly $5,800 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Rockhurst University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Rockhurst University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rockhurst University Location and Maps



Post Address: Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561, USA
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