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Rockhurst University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Kansas City, MO

Rockhurst University – Snapshot

Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,499

Average annual cost of attendance: $23,826

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $21,500

Campus Setting: Large City

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

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Rockhurst University Tuition based on Family Income

For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $19,532

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $20,443

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $22,646

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $23,627

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $26,521

The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Rockhurst University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Rockhurst University Graduate Success

Graduation rate: 71%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 84%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $50,800

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 77%

Rockhurst University Admissions

Rockhurst University Acceptance Rate: 74%

Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 468 to 573

SAT Critical Reading: 518 to 593

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 20 to 27

ACT Math: 23 to 29

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Rockhurst University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Rockhurst University Student Debt

Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 15%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 45%

Typical student debt: $21,500

Typical monthly loan payment: $229

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Majors at Rockhurst University

These are the most popular areas of study offered at Rockhurst University:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 12%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 19%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 2%
  • Education – 1%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 2%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 32%
  • History – 1%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 1%
  • Legal Professions and Studies – 2%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies – 7%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 2%
  • Physical Sciences – 1%
  • Psychology – 9%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions – 2%
  • Social Sciences – 6%

For more information about the various majors at Rockhurst University, visit their website.

Rockhurst University Diversity

Overall Composition at Rockhurst University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Rockhurst University full time:  94%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Rockhurst University part time:  6%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Rockhurst University:  4%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 3%

Black: 4%

Hispanic: 8%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Two or more races: 6%

Unknown: 5%

White: 72%

Rockhurst University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools

Earnings to Debt Ratio: 2.4

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.1

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 18.5

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.