Mission: Rockhurst university exists to transform lives by creating a learning community centered in excellence in undergraduate liberal arts education and graduate education. Rockhurst is catholic and jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world.
Programs: Rockhurst university is committed to providing a quality, private education at a reasonable cost. During the fiscal year ended june 30, 2017 the university offered institutional financial aid to over 80% of its graduate and undergraduate students.
instructional expenses represent the cost of delivering the rockhurst educational experience to approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. This includes the salaries and benefits for full-time and part-time faculty members, instructional materials, books and supplies, travel and professional development, and depreciation, maintenance and interest costs associated with various campus facilities.
auxiliary expenses include costs associated with providing student housing and food service, expenses relating to the university's participation in the ncaa athletic programs, and depreciation, maintenance, and interest costs associated with various campus facilities.