Rockhurst University

1100 Rockhurst Road - Kansas City, MO 64110
  • Region: Plains States
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Size: Small

At Rockhurst University, we help you become who you want to be, not just what. We’re proud to be Kansas City's Jesuit university for over 100 years. We’re in the city for good in every sense of the phrase.

We're proud of the company we keep as one of 27 Jesuit colleges in the U.S. A Jesuit education is prestigious and, in short, it prepares our graduates to lead, shape and change the world around them. We want you to love your future career, but, more importantly, to love your life.

RU has been consistently ranked among the top regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. Recent surveys show our students rank their educational satisfaction among the highest in the nation.

Rockhurst's quiet, 55-acre campus is nestled just blocks from KC's famed Country Club Plaza and minutes from downtown. Our campus quad is accented with large oak trees, surrounded by rustic stone buildings.

Our average class size is 25 with a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio. You won't find any thousand-seat lecture halls here. Rockhurst offers 70+ bachelor's and graduate degrees.

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Mission Statement

Rockhurst is a comprehensive university and a supportive community that forms lifelong learners in the Catholic, Jesuit, liberal arts tradition who engage with the complexities of our world and serve others as compassionate, thoughtful leaders.

Tuition Rewards Usage Notes

Tuition Rewards only accepted for first-time-college on-campus baccalaureate degree-seeking programs. This does not include associate degrees, certificates, the Registered Nurse to BSN degree, the Accellerated BSN degree or any post-baccalaureate degree program.