ranked in the top-15 of the region for teaching excellence*
we are intentional about providing an academic experience that truly changes "the whole person." with smaller class sizes, our expert faculty members are able to connect with students individually.
89 % of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field
24 students in an average class
13:1 student-faculty ratio
a theology class at rockhurst university examines “what is impermanence?” here, students enrolled in a theology and religious studies course learn another characteristic of what buddhists believe as part of broader coursework teaching religions of the world.
we're proud of our faculty and their accomplishments inside and outside the classroom. learn more about how rockhurst faculty members lead others and represent the university through many endeavors.
dr. katie ryan-bloomer, a rockhurst university alum and assistant professor of occupational therapy, helps conduct programs for children undergoing constraint-induced movement therapy. ryan-bloomer and others at ability kc work with kids through play therapy and additional occupational activities to help improve the kids’ self-help skills.
*2021 u.s. news and world reports midwest regional university rankings