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Conveniently located in America’s heartland, Kansas City, Missouri, Rockhurst is only a short drive from many major cities.

U N I V E R S I T Y

average class

24 students in the

student-to-faculty ratio

27 states and 15 countries represented 13-to-1

3,000 students 76% undergraduate by the Numbers

ROCKHURST

To reflect To discern To find God To discover To make decisions And to act

We believe...

Leadership comes in all different forms. At Rockhurst, we celebrate what makes you a leader. We provide the Rockhurst tradition, the Jesuit tradition. You bring your uniqueness, your excellence. Together, we’re confident the only outcome will be success.

he 450-year-old Jesuit, Catholic tradition of academic excellence has inspired students to think and communicate effectively, lead others, foster a love of lifelong learning, serve their communities and find God in all things. We, at Rockhurst University, embrace that approach.

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A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION

A CENTRAL LOCATION. Located in the heart of the Midwest, Rockhurst welcomes students from throughout the country and across the globe.

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ur approach to education is multifaceted. We incorporate the Jesuit approach into our liberal arts curriculum, resulting in a more well-rounded classroom experience. Here, you’ll enjoy a 13-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio with an average of 24 students per class. As a Rockhurst student, you’ll have considerably more face-to-face time with your professors. We also offer our 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students more than 50 academic programs. And our advising program is not only a strength, but a vital asset to students who go on to pursue further education.

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94% Areas of Study Undergraduate

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Applying to Rockhurst University is only a few clicks away. All you have to do is go to rockhurst.edu/admissions and we’ll guide you from there.

of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field.

FOLLOW US. facebook.com/RockhurstU

Facts about our Jesuit tradition

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WHERE LEADERS LEARN.

Our teachings in and out of the classroom emphasize these core values and beliefs on a daily basis. Here, we want you to think beyond yourself when solving problems. We challenge you to consider everyone around you and how your solution can, and often will, directly affect them. It’s a way of approaching class work, professional work and your life’s work that has proven successful time and time again. Many of our current students, as well as our alumni, will tell you that considering the world around you when contemAt Rockhurst University, plating your personal actions opens students strive to live the Jesuit values. up a new thought process. A way of thinking that makes a positive impact on not just you, but everyone. You are called

LET LIFE LEAD YOU HERE. LIVE. LEARN. LEAD. Living the Jesuit tradition today means we are committed to excellence. Therefore, we strive: To understand ourselves and others as people loved by God To seek greater knowledge of the academic, spiritual and social disciplines To give greater love, care and compassion for our neighbor To find more purposeful and effective ways to carry out our work

rockhurst.edu/admissions | 816-501-4012 | 800-842-6776

Accounting Art* Biochemistry Biology Business Administration Business Communication Catholic Studies* Chemistry Clinical Laboratory Sciences Communication Communication Sciences and Disorders Computer Science Corporate Accounting/ Finance Criminal Justice Economics Education (Elementary, Middle, Secondary) Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) English Exercise and Sport Science Fundraising Leadership Studies* French German* Global Studies History Information Technology International Business Journalism* Leadership Studies Management Marketing Mathematics Music* Nonprofit Leadership Studies Nursing Paralegal Studies* Philosophy Physics Physics of Medicine Political Science

Psychology Sociology Spanish Strategic Communication Theater Arts* Theology and Religious Studies Women’s Studies* Writing*

Pre-Professional Pre-Dentistry Pre-Law Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate* Pre-Medicine Pre-Occupational Therapy Pre-Optometry Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Physician’s Assistant Pre-Veterinary Medicine

BE OF SERVICE The meaningful community service experiences you’ll have as a student here will impact your life in many ways. We believe serving others is key to living a balanced and fulfilled life. Our graduates leave Rockhurst with the added knowledge that they have done well, and will continue doing well, for themselves and others. It is yet another way we embrace our strong Jesuit heritage.

of alumni report they are employed or accepted into graduate school within six months after graduation.

leaders for life

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ur four-year graduation rate is outstanding, and our college graduate preparation program is among the best in the nation. We have a proven program to give our undergraduates an edge when starting their career or attending some of the top graduate programs. And our strong nationwide Jesuit network provides enormous support in your post-graduate endeavors.

Graduate Doctor of Physical Therapy DO/MBA DPT/MBA Executive Fellows MBA Master of Business Administration Master of Education Master of Occupational Therapy Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders Master of Science in Nursing Post-Graduate Certificates* Special Education*

Companies that employ

Rockhurst University graduates include:

Hallmark Federal Reserve Bank DST Systems, Inc. Mayo Clinic Sprint Garmin H&R Block BlueCross BlueShield Kauffman Foundation Cerner

Rockhurst students study abroad in nearly

30

countries.

*Program offered only as minor or certificate

rockhurst.edu/admissions


LET LIFE LEAD YOU HERE. Leadership comes in all different forms. At Rockhurst, we celebrate what makes you a leader. We provide the Rockhurst tradition, the Jesuit tradition. You bring your uniqueness, your excellence. Together, we’re confident the only outcome will be success.


LIVE. LEARN. LEAD.

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We believe...

ROCKHURST

by the Numbers

To reflect To discern To find God To discover To make decisions And to act

3,000 students 76% undergraduate 27 states and 15 countries represented 13-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio

24 students in the

average class

Conveniently located in America’s heartland, Kansas City, Missouri, Rockhurst is only a short drive from many major cities.

U N I V E R S I T Y

Our teachings in and out of the classroom emphasize these core values and beliefs on a daily basis. Here, we want you to think beyond yourself when solving problems. We challenge you to consider everyone around you and how your solution can, and often will, directly affect them. It’s a way of approaching class work, professional work and your life’s work that has proven successful time and time again. Many of our current students, as well as our alumni, will tell you that considering the world around you when contemAt Rockhurst University, plating your personal actions opens students strive to live the Jesuit values. up a new thought process. A way of thinking that makes a positive impact on not just you, but everyone. You are called

ROC K H U R S T

he 450-year-old Jesuit, Catholic tradition of academic excellence has inspired students to think and communicate effectively, lead others, foster a love of lifelong learning, serve their communities and find God in all things. We, at Rockhurst University, embrace that approach.


FIND YOURSELF Our residence halls offer

the perfect college living environment.

Two halls have been newly renovated to reflect

current style and function. Living options include

traditional two-person rooms, suite-style living and university-owned houses.

Our complete residential community is home to more than

50% of students.

CAMPUS Honor Societies • Alpha Sigma Nu • Alpha Psi Omega (Theatre) • Phi Alpha Delta (Pre-Med Club) • Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy) • Pi Delta Phi (French) • Psi Chi (Psychology) • Research College of Nursing Honor Society • Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish) • Sigma Tau Delta (English) • Theta Alpha Kappa (Theology and Religious Studies) • Tri-Beta (Biology)

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Athletic/Recreational • Spirit Squad • Dance Team • Hockey Club • Running Club • Student Athlete Advisory Council • Tennis Club

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ockhurst’s campus is located in the cultural heart of Kansas City, Missouri, just blocks from the famed Country Club Plaza. Kansas City is home to 240 Fortune 500 companies, professional sports teams, a diverse arts and music scene, and the world-renowned Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

2.1 million,

Kansas City is the

29th largest metropolitan area in the United States.

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

is one of the nation’s most vibrant cities. A few of the highlights: Kansas City is the only U.S. city included in the 2012 Frommer’s Top 10 Destinations list. Google selected Kansas City as the first to pilot its fiber project, providing internet at speeds 100 times faster than what most Americans have today.

Photo Credit: Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association.

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Newest attractions include the international award-winning Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, and SEA LIFE Aquarium.

Home to the largest maker of greeting cards - Hallmark Cards, and the world’s largest distributor of boxed chocolates Russell Stover. The Country Club Plaza shopping district was built to replicate the architecture of Seville, Spain. More barbecue restaurants per capita than any other city in the nation.

Campus Programming • Family and Alumni Weekend • Homecoming • Orientation • The Sentinel newspaper • Social Activities Board (SAB) • Student Alumni Association (SAA) • Student Senate Greek Organizations Sororities • Alpha Sigma Alpha (ASA) • Delta Xi Phi (DXP) • Gamma Phi Beta (Gamma Phi) • Theta Phi Alpha (Theta Phi) • Zeta Tau Alpha (Zeta) • Panhellenic Council Fraternities • Alpha Delta Gamma (ADG) • Pi Kappa Alpha (Pike) • Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) • Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) • Interfraternity Council International/Cultural/Multicultural • ASIA • Black Student Union (BSU) • Delta Xi Phi (DXP) • Students of Latinos (SOL) Political • Young Democrats • College Republicans • Pre-Law Club


AT ROCKHURST. WHERE AMBITION BECOMES REALITY

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ife at Rockhurst University extends far beyond the classrooms. We offer a thriving campus filled with activity and energy. Being involved in student organizations is an important aspect of our university. With more than 45 recognized student organizations ranging from Greek life and athletics to community service opportunities and professional clubs, you are sure to find many ways to express your individuality.

ORGANIZATIONS Research College of Nursing Organizations • Student Nursing Association (RSNA) • Research Student Government (SGA) • Research Student Nurse Christian Fellowship (SNCF) Special Interest • Alpha Phi Omega (APO) (Service) • American Humanics Student Association (AHSA) • Biology Club • Colleges Against Cancer • Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) • English Club • Finance and Accounting Student Body • French Club • Infectus • Green Club • PEERS • Players • Pre-Dental • Pre-Med Club • Pre-PT/OT • RAKERS • UNITY • VOICES For Justice

GET INVOLVED in any of our 45+ student organizations.

WE’VE GOT SPIRIT. So you like sports?

We’ve got that covered too. As an NCAA Division II school, Rockhurst boasts 14 varsity athletic teams. Recently, the baseball, volleyball, basketball and men’s and women’s soccer teams have been ranked in the country’s Top 25. We also offer numerous club and intramural sports, such as lacrosse, hockey, basketball and even ultimate Frisbee.

ATHLETICS

at Rockhurst

NCAA Division II Sports Men’s and women’s basketball Men’s and women’s golf Men’s and women’s lacrosse Men’s and women’s soccer Men’s and women’s tennis Men’s baseball Women’s cross country Women’s softball Women’s volleyball

plus club sports and intramurals


A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION

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Areas of Study

ur approach to education is multifaceted. We incorporate the Jesuit approach into our liberal arts curriculum, resulting in a more well-rounded classroom experience. Here, you’ll enjoy a 13-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio with an average of 24 students per class. As a Rockhurst student, you’ll have considerably more face-to-face time with your professors. We also offer our 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students more than 50 academic programs. And our advising program is not only a strength, but a vital asset to students who go on to pursue further education.

92%

of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field.

Facts about our Jesuit tradition Living the Jesuit tradition today means we are committed to excellence. Therefore, we strive: To understand ourselves and others as people loved by God To seek greater knowledge of the academic, spiritual and social disciplines To give greater love, care and compassion for our neighbor To find more purposeful and effective ways to carry out our work

Undergraduate Accounting Art* Biochemistry Biology Business Administration Business Communication Catholic Studies* Chemistry Clinical Laboratory Sciences Communication Communication Sciences and Disorders Computer Science Corporate Accounting/ Finance Criminal Justice Economics Education (Elementary, Middle, Secondary) Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) English Exercise and Sport Science Fundraising Leadership Studies* French German* Global Studies History Information Technology International Business Journalism* Leadership Studies Management Marketing Mathematics Music* Nonprofit Leadership Studies Nursing Paralegal Studies* Philosophy Physics Physics of Medicine Political Science

Psychology Sociology Spanish Strategic Communication Theater Arts* Theology and Religious Studies Women’s Studies* Writing*

Pre-Professional Pre-Dentistry Pre-Law Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate* Pre-Medicine Pre-Occupational Therapy Pre-Optometry Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Physician’s Assistant Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Graduate Doctor of Physical Therapy DO/MBA DPT/MBA Executive Fellows MBA Master of Business Administration Master of Education Master of Occupational Therapy Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders Master of Science in Nursing Post-Graduate Certificates* Special Education* *Program offered only as minor or certificate


94% BE OF SERVICE The meaningful community service experiences you’ll have as a student here will impact your life in many ways. We believe serving others is key to living a balanced and fulfilled life. Our graduates leave Rockhurst with the added knowledge that they have done well, and will continue doing well, for themselves and others. It is yet another way we embrace our strong Jesuit heritage.

of alumni report they are employed or accepted into graduate school within six months after graduation.

leaders for life

O

ur four-year graduation rate is outstanding, and our college graduate preparation program is among the best in the nation. We have a proven program to give our undergraduates an edge when starting their career or attending some of the top graduate programs. And our strong nationwide Jesuit network provides enormous support in your post-graduate endeavors.

Companies that employ

Rockhurst University graduates include:

Rockhurst students study abroad in nearly

30

countries.

Hallmark Federal Reserve Bank DST Systems, Inc. Mayo Clinic Sprint Garmin H&R Block BlueCross BlueShield Kauffman Foundation Cerner

rockhurst.edu/admissions


average class

24 students in the

27 states and 15 countries represented 13-to-1

3,000 students 76% undergraduate by the Numbers

You are called To reflect To discern To find God To discover To make decisions And to act

ROCKHURST

Our teachings in and out of the classroom emphasize these core values and beliefs on a daily basis. Here, we want you to think beyond yourself when solving problems. We challenge you to consider everyone around you and how your solution can, and often will, directly affect them. It’s a way of approaching class work, professional work and your life’s work that has proven successful time and time again. Many of our current students, as well as our alumni, will tell you that considering the world around you when contemAt Rockhurst University, plating your personal actions opens students strive to live the Jesuit values. up a new thought process. A way of thinking that makes a positive impact on not just you, but everyone.

We believe...

Leadership comes in all different forms. At Rockhurst, we celebrate what makes you a leader. We provide the Rockhurst tradition, the Jesuit tradition. You bring your uniqueness, your excellence. Together, we’re confident the only outcome will be success.

LET LIFE LEAD YOU HERE. LIVE. LEARN. LEAD.

he 450-year-old Jesuit, Catholic tradition of academic excellence has inspired students to think and communicate effectively, lead others, foster a love of lifelong learning, serve their communities and find God in all things. We, at Rockhurst University, embrace that approach.

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Located in the heart of the Midwest, Rockhurst welcomes students from throughout the country and across the globe.

O

94% Areas of Study

ur approach to education is multifaceted. We incorporate the Jesuit approach into our liberal arts curriculum, resulting in a more well-rounded classroom experience. Here, you’ll enjoy a 13-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio with an average of 24 students per class. As a Rockhurst student, you’ll have considerably more face-to-face time with your professors. We also offer our 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students more than 50 academic programs. And our advising program is not only a strength, but a vital asset to students who go on to pursue further education.

GET STARTED.

92%

Applying to Rockhurst University is only a few clicks away. All you have to do is go to rockhurst.edu/admissions and we’ll guide you from there.

of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field.

FOLLOW US. facebook.com/RockhurstU twitter.com/RockhurstU

Facts about our Jesuit tradition Living the Jesuit tradition today means we are committed to excellence. Therefore, we strive: To understand ourselves and others as people loved by God To seek greater knowledge of the academic, spiritual and social disciplines To give greater love, care and compassion for our neighbor To find more purposeful and effective ways to carry out our work

rockhurst.edu/admissions | 816-501-4012 | 800-842-6776

WHERE LEADERS LEARN.

ROC K H U R S T

student-to-faculty ratio

U N I V E R S I T Y

Conveniently located in America’s heartland, Kansas City, Missouri, Rockhurst is only a short drive from many major cities.

A CENTRAL LOCATION.

A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION

Undergraduate Accounting Art* Biochemistry Biology Business Administration Business Communication Catholic Studies* Chemistry Clinical Laboratory Sciences Communication Communication Sciences and Disorders Computer Science Corporate Accounting/ Finance Criminal Justice Economics Education (Elementary, Middle, Secondary) Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) English Exercise and Sport Science Fundraising Leadership Studies* French German* Global Studies History Information Technology International Business Journalism* Leadership Studies Management Marketing Mathematics Music* Nonprofit Leadership Studies Nursing Paralegal Studies* Philosophy Physics Physics of Medicine Political Science

Psychology Sociology Spanish Strategic Communication Theater Arts* Theology and Religious Studies Women’s Studies* Writing*

Pre-Professional Pre-Dentistry Pre-Law Pre-Medical Post-Baccalaureate* Pre-Medicine Pre-Occupational Therapy Pre-Optometry Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Physician’s Assistant Pre-Veterinary Medicine

BE OF SERVICE The meaningful community service experiences you’ll have as a student here will impact your life in many ways. We believe serving others is key to living a balanced and fulfilled life. Our graduates leave Rockhurst with the added knowledge that they have done well, and will continue doing well, for themselves and others. It is yet another way we embrace our strong Jesuit heritage.

Graduate Doctor of Physical Therapy DO/MBA DPT/MBA Executive Fellows MBA Master of Business Administration Master of Education Master of Occupational Therapy Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders Master of Science in Nursing Post-Graduate Certificates* Special Education* *Program offered only as minor or certificate

of alumni report they are employed or accepted into graduate school within six months after graduation.

leaders for life

O

ur four-year graduation rate is outstanding, and our college graduate preparation program is among the best in the nation. We have a proven program to give our undergraduates an edge when starting their career or attending some of the top graduate programs. And our strong nationwide Jesuit network provides enormous support in your post-graduate endeavors.

Companies that employ

Rockhurst University graduates include:

Rockhurst students study abroad in nearly

30

countries.

Hallmark Federal Reserve Bank DST Systems, Inc. Mayo Clinic Sprint Garmin H&R Block BlueCross BlueShield Kauffman Foundation Cerner

rockhurst.edu/admissions


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