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Rockhurst University was awarded 85 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general health services/allied health/health sciences.
Rockhurst landed the #354 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Rockhurst held the #597 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 48 colleges in Missouri, Rockhurst is ranked at #8.
When it comes to admittance, Rockhurst University is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 73%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.
About 7% of students accepted to Rockhurst submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 615. Math scores were between 525 and 610.
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With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Rockhurst University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Rockhurst University is 66%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate of 88% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Rockhurst University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.
Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Rockhurst the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 69%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%
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During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,746 undergraduates at Rockhurst with 1,845 being full-time and 901 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Rockhurst, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Rockhurst, approximately 59% of students took out student loans averaging $7,218 a year. That adds up to $28,872 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Rockhurst is 1.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at Rockhurst University make the most money.
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Contact details for Rockhurst are given below.
|Address:||1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2561|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||89||$40,988|
|Health Sciences & Services||33||NA|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||21||NA|
|General English Literature||19||NA|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||15||$32,307|
Learn more about the majors offered at Rockhurst University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2019-2020, 2,802 students took at least one online class at Rockhurst University. This is an increase from the 570 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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