Rockhurst University is a private, coeducational, Catholic, Jesuit university located in Kansas City, Missouri. Founded in 1910, it is one of the 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities in the United States. As a Jesuit institution, the university is focused on ensuring that its graduates “are prepared to lead, shape and change the world around us.”
Today, the college continues to maintain a curriculum based on the Jesuit tradition that utilizes seven classical modes of inquiry: artistic, historical, literary, philosophical, theological, scientific relational and scientific causal. It is divided into various colleges through which students can earn their degrees. These include the College of Arts and Sciences; the Helzberg School of Management; the Research College of Nursing and the School of Graduate and Professional Studies.
There are around 3,000 students enrolled at Rockhurst University, ably mentored in their quest for learning by fulltime faculty members 82% of whom hold the highest degree possible in their respective fields. With an average class size of 24 and a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1, students are assured of a rich and focused classroom interaction with their teachers.
Cost of tuition and fees for academic year 2009-2010 for fulltime undergraduate students is US$13,225 per semester and for part-time students, US$882 per credit hour. Students who want to live on campus will be charged an additional fee for room and board in an amount that will vary according to the choice of accommodation and the preferred meal plan.
Financial aid is extended in the form of loans, grants and scholarships to help students pay for their cost of attendance.
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