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Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO 4-Year Private

About Rockhurst University

Rockhurst University is a private, religous school located in the urban setting of Kansas City, MO

Founded in 1910, Rockhurst University currently enrolls around 3,043 students a year, including 2,208 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Rockhurst University's endowment was valued at $35,718,537 in 2021.

2021 Admissions Facts About Rockhurst University

Acceptance rate: 72%

Average GPA: 3.62

Mean ACT score: 25

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: June 30

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Rockhurst University in 2021?

Rockhurst University is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at Rockhurst University is 72 percent.

The average high school GPA for a student at Rockhurst University is 3.62 out of 4.0. The mean ACT scores is 25.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Rockhurst University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 326 students who started at Rockhurst University as first-time freshman, 211 graduate within four years.

Around 75 percent of students who started at Rockhurst University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $26,198 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Rockhurst University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Rockhurst University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1100 Rockhurst Road Kansas City, MO 64110-2561

Campus Setting: Urban

Rockhurst University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rockhurst University is Jun 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rockhurst University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Rockhurst University ACT Scores


ACT Range

22 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above


22 to 27


22 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Rockhurst University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Rockhurst University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Rockhurst University SAT Scores


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Rockhurst University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Rockhurst University is like? There are approximately 3,043 students enrolled at Rockhurst University, including 2,208 undergraduate students and 835 graduate students. 65% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from MO and 33% percent of students are from other states.


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