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IPEDS ID: 179043
OPE ID: 00249900
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Rockhurst University
1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64110-2561
General information:  (816) 501-4000
Website:  www.rockhurst.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  2,825 (2,077 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  12 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty129109
Instructional129109
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees$29,840$31,290$32,865$34,7905.9%
Books and supplies$1,400$1,442$1,485$1,4850.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$8,060$8,460$9,080$9,4654.2%
Other$3,633$4,043$4,160$4,1600.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$7,705$8,183$8,429$8,4290.0%
Other$3,633$4,043$4,160$4,1600.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,633$4,043$4,160$4,1600.0%
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
On Campus$42,933$45,235$47,590$49,9004.9%
Off Campus$42,578$44,958$46,939$48,8644.1%
Off Campus with Family$34,873$36,775$38,510$40,4355.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Tuition$14,760
Fees$490
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid1398100%————
Grant or scholarship aid398100%$9,456,962$23,761
Federal grants7719%$383,870$4,985
Pell grants7719%$328,370$4,265
Other federal grants379%$55,500$1,500
State/local government grant or scholarships11028%$218,870$1,990
Institutional grants or scholarships398100%$8,854,222$22,247
Student loan aid27569%$1,931,490$7,024
Federal student loans27469%$1,611,058$5,880
Other student loans256%$320,432$12,817
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,55768%$35,705,067$22,932
Pell grants33014%$1,345,956$4,079
Federal student loans1,00544%$6,954,964$6,920
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2012-20132013-20142014-2015
Average net price$18,905$19,723$22,939
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$14,560$17,125$18,442
$30,001 – $48,000$13,947$16,918$19,326
$48,001 – $75,000$14,616$18,770$21,183
$75,001 – $110,000$18,646$19,416$22,796
$110,001 and more$19,916$21,575$25,324
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment2,825
Undergraduate enrollment2,077
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment56
Graduate enrollment748
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 69%
Part-time: 31%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 40%
Female: 60%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 7%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 73%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 96%
25 and over: 4%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 65%
Out-of-state: 34%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 54%
Part-time: 46%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 100%
Undergraduate application fee (2015-2016): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,7749421,832
Percent admitted74%76%72%
Percent admitted who enrolled16%18%15%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2015 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT175%
ACT31398%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading490600
SAT Math520610
ACT Composite2328
ACT English2227
ACT Math2330
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 85%
Part-time students: 100%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Returned in Fall 2015
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 36 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2015.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 71%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 60%
6-year: 69%
8-year: 70%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 60%
6-year: 71%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2007 or Fall 2009
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 68%
Female: 73%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 50%
Asian: 67%
Black or African American: 45%
Hispanic/Latino: 52%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 77%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 53%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry15----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General30----
Category total45----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General71115-3-
Business/Commerce, General----13
Business/Corporate Communications0----
Organizational Leadership1--1-
Category total72115-413
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism---0-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6----
Category total6--0-
Education
Education, General-56---
Elementary Education and Teaching4----
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0----
Secondary Education and Teaching0----
Category total456---
Engineering
Civil Engineering, General0----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0----
Mechanical Engineering0----
Category total0----
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing---0-
English Language and Literature, General9----
Category total9--0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature1----
Spanish Language and Literature3----
Category total4----
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist0----
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-35---
Physical Therapy/Therapist--48--
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies----0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse114----
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist1133---
Category total1256848-0
History
History, General5----
Category total5----
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration5----
Category total5----
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal---6-
Category total---6-
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General1----
Mathematics, General2----
Category total3----
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies1----
Category total1----
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science26----
Category total26----
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy5----
Religion/Religious Studies1----
Category total6----
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General0----
Physics, General3----
Physics, Other1----
Category total4----
Psychology
Psychology, General34----
Category total34----
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Community Organization and Advocacy7----
Category total7----
Social Sciences
Economics, General14----
International Relations and Affairs0----
Political Science and Government, General10----
Social Sciences, General1--0-
Category total25--0-
Grand total381239481013
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 22
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 19
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 0
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $17,402
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $10,946
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 100%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division II (without football) MenWomen
Baseball65
Basketball2117
Golf169
Lacrosse3824
Soccer7534
Softball14
Tennis129
Track and Field, X-Country21
Volleyball22
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1934 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs2/1/1994 -  Accredited
Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree2/1/1994 -  Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist5/16/1986 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs3/1/2002 -  Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs5/6/2003 -  Accredited
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs5/6/2003 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations001
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible01
Rape1
Fondling3
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery100
Aggravated assault001
Burglary424
Motor vehicle theft035
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible00
Rape1
Fondling2
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault001
Burglary321
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate2.6%3.6%5.7%
Number in default172744
Number in repayment634747765
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)