Rockhurst University Graduate Schools

Rockhurst University (referred to as Rockhurst) is a Private, 4 years school located in Kansas City, MO. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Rockhurst University is $17,104 in average. The school has 942 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,688 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Rockhurst University (referred to as Rockhurst) is a Private, 4 years school located in Kansas City, MO. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1934 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Rockhurst Directory Information
School NameRockhurst University (Rockhurst)
Address1100 Rockhurst Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110-2561
Phone816-501-4000
Webhttps://www.rockhurst.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.rockhurst.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.rockhurst.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Rockhurst University is $17,104 in average. The school has 942 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,688 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 54 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,104
Student Population942
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs54 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Rockhurst University is $17,104 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $754.
Rockhurst University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Rockhurst University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Rockhurst University is $17,104. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.93% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$15,390$490
2018-2019$15,570$490
2019-2020$15,876$560
2020-2021$16,200$580
2021-2022$16,524$580
The graduate school tuition & fees of Rockhurst is relatively expensive compared to private graduate schools in Missouri. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Missouri graduate tuition is $16,815 (public) / $13,711 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Rockhurst University$17,104
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Missouri Graduate Schools$12,458$14,867
Public$9,149$16,815
Private$13,711
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,885 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Rockhurst University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.69% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,335. Off-campus living costs are increased by 12.77% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,360$4,151$12,100$4,271
2018-2019$9,570$4,341$12,460$4,331
2019-2020$9,690$4,535$12,235$4,535
2020-2021$9,800$4,695$12,450$4,695
2021-2022$10,030$4,855$14,480$4,855
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $754 at Rockhurst University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.89% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$685
2018-2019$710
2019-2020$725
2020-2021$740
2021-2022$754

Graduate Programs at Rockhurst

Rockhurst University offers 17 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 386 students have completed their study at Rockhurst University.
Offered Degrees at Rockhurst University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree90323
Doctor's degree - other1045
Post Bachelor's Degree6016
Post Master's Degree102
Total170386
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Rockhurst University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Management Science program with 16 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 185 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 49 completers.
Rockhurst University offers 17 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 386 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 323 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 45 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 22 completers$41,600
Education2$41,600
Special Education and Teaching1-
Elementary Education and Teaching8-
Secondary Education and Teaching11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 127 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist31-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist15-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing81-
Business [+] 174 completers-
Business Administration and Management129$62,400
Management Science45-
Total323
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 45 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist45-
Total45
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies0-
Business [+] 16 completers-
Business/Commerce1-
Business Administration and Management0-
Organizational Leadership0-
Finance0-
Management Science15-
Total16
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Total2

Graduate Student Population at Rockhurst

For academic year 2021-2022, total 942 students enrolled into Rockhurst University graduate schools where it has total 3,688 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 401 full-time and 541 part-time graduate students. By gender, 327 male and 615 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total942327615
Full-time401111290
Part-tme541216325
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 730 White (77.49%), 39 Black/African American (4.14%), 49 Hispanic (5.20%), 49 Asian (5.20%), and 75 students with other races. 4 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total942327615
American Indian/Native American514
Asian492029
Black/African American392019
Hispanic492425
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White730237493
Two More18810
Un-Known461333
Non-resident Alien431
Rockhurst University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 230 graduate students (24.42% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 525 graduate students (55.73% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total942
Enrolled Online Exclusively230
Enrolled Some Online Courses525
Not in Online Courses187
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Rockhurst University. 333 students are aged 20 to 24 (35.35% of total students), 32 students are aged above 50 (3.40%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Rockhurst University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total942327615
Age 20-2114113
Age 22-2431983236
Age 25-29270100170
Age 30-341235271
Age 35-39924349
Age 40-49923953
Age 50-6432923

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