Academics

Location
Kansas City, MO
Undergrads
1,486
Tuition
$29,840
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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4 College Sophomore

Academics: I like my program I feel I will learn a lot of important information that will help me in my career.]

4 College Freshman

Academics: The professors are good but it can be very hard to get into certain classes, especially if you're not an upperclassman.

3 College Freshman

Academics: Business majors have a light course load compared to science majors. Many go into nursing and business.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: Rockhurst provides a great learning experience. Class sizes are small, and the professors actually get to know the students.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: I am in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program, and it has been a great experience. The professors are very helpful and friendly, and everyone in the program is very close.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 85th
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 143rd
    Smartest Professors
  • 167th
    Professors Most Interested in Classes
  • 345th
    Most Manageable Workloads
  • 443rd
    Most Caring Professors

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
12:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
125
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
108
Total FT Faculty
125
Faculty with Terminal Degree
88%
Average Faculty Salary
$59,952
Full-Time Retention Rate
86%
Part-Time Retention Rate
50%
Graduation Rate
69%
Programs/Majors Offered
36
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: Yes
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: No
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate
  • Doctorate - Professional practice
  • Master's degree
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration and Management: 12%
  • Foundations of Education: 5%
  • Psychology: 3%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 8%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
  • Weekend/evening college

Student Polls

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?    Based on 10 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • The academic advisers are helpful.
  • It is easy to get the classes you want.
  • Grading is generally consistent and fair.
  • There are a variety of interesting courses to take.
  • Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of courses and topics.
  • My Gen-Ed requirements are worthwhile and meaningful.
  • The workload is easy to manage.
  • There are plenty of good online course options.
  • Teaching assistants (TAs) are used effectively.
  • The course scheduling/registration process is efficient and student-friendly.
  • Classrooms/labs are up-to-date and incorporate new technologies effectively.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding the professors at this school?    Based on 10 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Professors are approachable and helpful when needed
  • Professors are engaging and easy to understand.
  • Professors are experts in their field.
  • Professors are passionate about the topics they teach.
  • Professors care about their students' success.
  • Professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.
  • Professors use teaching assistants (TAs) effectively.
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