Resources › For Students and Parents Rockhurst University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Rockhurst University. Shaverc / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated November 23, 2020 Rockhurst University Admissions Overview: Rockhurst University is a largely accessible school, admitting around three-quarters of applicants each year. Those with good grades and test scores are likely to be admitted. To apply, interested students will need to submit an application, high school transcripts, a letter of recommendation, and scores from the SAT or ACT. For more information, be sure to visit the school's website, or contact a member of the admissions team. Admissions Data (2016): Rockhurst University Acceptance Rate: 74%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 518 / 593SAT Math: 468 / 573SAT Writing: - / - What these ACT Composite: 23 / 28ACT English: 20 / 27ACT Math: 23 / 29 What these Top Missouri colleges ACT Rockhurst University Description: Founded in 1910, Rockhurst University is a comprehensive private Jesuit university located in Kansas City, Missouri. UMKC, the University of Missouri Kansas City, sits on the western edge of campus. Rockhurst values the interactions between faculty and students, an emphasis that is supported by the school's 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and average class size of 24. Rockhurst also values community service, and upon graduation students receive a transcript for service activities as well as a more traditional academic transcript. The university offers over 50 degree programs with professional fields in business and nursing being the most popular among undergraduates. Rockhurst often does well in rankings of master's universities in the Midwest. In athletics, the Rockhurst Hawks compete in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,854 (2,042 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female69% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $35,670Books: $1,485 (why so much?)Room and Board: $9,080Other Expenses: $4,216Total Cost: $50,451 Rockhurst University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 99%Loans: 70%Average Amount of AidGrants: $24,476Loans: $7,595 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Nursing, Psychology Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 83%4-Year Graduation Rate: 62%6-Year Graduation Rate: 72% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer, TennisWomen's Sports: Softball, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Lacrosse Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Rockhurst University, You May Also Like These Schools: Creighton University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSt Louis University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphKansas State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphDrury University: Profile Park University: Profile Loyola University Chicago: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphDrake University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Nebraska Omaha: Profile Truman State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBenedictine College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphWashington University in Saint Louis: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphFontbonne University: Profile Rockhurst University Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.rockhurst.edu/about/points-distinction/accolades/ "Rockhurst University exists to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal education and graduate education. Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world."