Rockhurst University is on a 35-acre campus in an urban setting in Kansas City, Missouri. There are many activities and organizations for Rockhurst University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Rockhurst University also has fraternities and sororities.
Rockhurst University has a thriving Student Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in Student Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Rockhurst University include Student Senate, Voices for Justice, Panhellenic Sororities and IFC Fraternities.
The Rockhurst University community comes together each year for Rockstock Spring Concert, Homecoming Dance and Turkey Dinner.
Rockhurst University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Rockhurst University students live off campus. In 2021, 49% of undergrads at Rockhurst University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 51% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Rockhurst University. There are 909 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,208 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 806 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Rockhurst University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Rockhurst University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Rockhurst University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Rockhurst University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Rockhurst University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Rockhurst University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Rockhurst University has closed-circuit TV monitors.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Rockhurst University, take Interstate 35 to Kansas City, MO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Kansas City International airport.
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