Rockhurst University

Kansas City, MO

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,921
Graduate Enrollment: 922
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, small, primarily residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 66.66%

Male/Female: 38% / 62% (2017)

First generation college students: 20.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.2% (2009)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,139
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1083 - 1288

2022 Median Admit ACT: 23
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 19 - 26

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 72.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 51.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 36.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 23.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 62.2%
Black: 9.6%
Hispanic: 14.9%
Asian: 3.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.4%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 3.7%
Non-resident alien: 2.0%
Unknown race: 3.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $53,456
In-State tuition: $40,480
Out-of-State tuition: $40,480

Estimated books and supplies: $2,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,030 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,855 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,480 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,855 (2022)

Average Family Income: $103,342 (2017)
Median Family Income: $85,260 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 20.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 40.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $18,250 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $193 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $14,354
$30k-48k $18,501
$48k-75k $20,566
$75k-110k $22,782
$110k+ $25,657

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 68%
6-year graduation rate: 74%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 99.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $18,250 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,289 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $12,500 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 78.8% (2015)
@3 year 81.6% (2017)
@5 year 86.8% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 63.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 63.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $57,940 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $61,013 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 22 $27,000 $286 $21,285 ($1,774) $49,733 ($4,144)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 7
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 5
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 36 $27,000 $265 $20,804 ($1,734) $56,849 ($4,737)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 9
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 10
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 11
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 41 $25,000 $256 $36,944 ($3,079) $44,389 ($3,699)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 6
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 6 $63,069 ($5,256)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 6 $19,500 $207
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 13 $27,000 $217
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 1
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 37 $570 $50,572 ($4,214) $66,961 ($5,580)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 1
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 48 $859 $64,699 ($5,392) $64,675 ($5,390)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11 $22,250 $236
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 46
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 120 $27,000 $159 $62,305 ($5,192) $63,390 ($5,283)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business/Commerce, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 87 $23,250 $244 $43,994 ($3,666)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 155 $297 $69,288 ($5,774) $99,702 ($8,309)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 2
Bachelor's Degree Business/Corporate Communications. 8
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 32 $406 $90,458 ($7,538)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 16
Bachelor's Degree History. 5
Master's Degree Education, General. 22 $43,407 ($3,617) $47,308 ($3,942)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 1
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 13
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 2
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 18 $19,000 $201 $32,894 ($2,741) $52,037 ($4,336)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 2


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $66,906
Full time faculty: 61%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $38,149,258 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $47,062,093 (2022)