• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    520
  • Enrollment
    228
Contact Information
1100 Rockhurst Road
Conway Hall, Dean's Suite
Kansas City, Missouri 64110, United States
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The mission of The Helzberg School of Management is to develop leaders of competence and conscience. In the MBA program, you will become that kind of leader – someone with excellent business skills, abilities, and leadership traits who can make a positive difference in the world. To learn more about what distinguishes the Rockhurst MBA, register to attend our next information session. Students choose the Helzberg MBA for its: AACSB accreditation - the worldwide benchmark in quality for business education. Employers take notice of applicants from AACSB-accredited programs. To earn this prestigious accreditation, Rockhurst had to meet rigorous, relevant and carefully reviewed standards. Graduating from an AACSB program is a powerful differentiator globally with fewer than five percent of the world's 13,000 business programs earning AACSB accreditation. In fact, Rockhurst's Helzberg School of Management is the region's only private, AACSB accredited school. Learn more about the importance of AACSB accreditation. Reputation. The Helzberg MBA is synonymous with superior quality. Local, national and international leaders of companies, organizations and non-profits are alumni of the Helzberg MBA program. As a student, you will enjoy the resources of this broad network of successful alumni. Meet a few of our notable alumni. Academically and professionally qualified faculty. More than 80 percent of courses are taught by doctoral-level faculty with professional experience within their industry. Our faculty members have had teaching assignments in Poland, Switzerland, India, Singapore, China and Dubai. The Helzberg MBA faculty is made up of former business and c-suite professionals from companies such as Hallmark, KCP&L and Encompass. Program flexibility. Students are able to choose the pace at which they complete the program. Helzberg MBA courses are two credit hours and are held in eight-week terms with classes meeting one night per week. Choose the option that best meets your needs.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    86%
  • Selectivity
    92%

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About Rockhurst University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 73
  • Median 36
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
92% Helzberg School of Management 72% Average Across All Schools

520 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
62% 492
65% 520
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 173
92% 92
86% 86.0
Female
38% 38
International
3% 3
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Not Considered
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Recommendations Not Considered
  • Resume / Work Experience Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Operations
33% 33
Finance / Accounting
22% 22
Marketing / Sales
15% 15
Management
10% 10
Other
6% 6
General Management
5% 5
Consulting
3% 3
Human Resources
0% 0
Financial Services
26% 26
Technology
23% 23
Manufacturing
18% 18
Consumer Products
10% 10
Government
8% 8
Non-Profit
8% 8
Pharma / Health Care
3% 3
Petroleum / Energy
3% 3
Consulting
3% 3
Real Estate
0% 0
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
2% 2
3% 3
680 to 709
2% 2
3% 3
650 to 679
5% 5
3% 3
620 to 649
5% 5
9% 9
590 to 619
0% 0
0% 0
560 to 589
11% 11
11% 11
530 to 559
16% 16
18% 18
500 to 529
7% 7
6% 6
Under 500
52% 52
47% 47
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $605
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $605
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
48% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
14% 41
0%
Students in Core Classes
23 Helzberg School of Management 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
30% 30
Case study
25% 25
Experiential learning
25% 25
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 30
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate %
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
69% 69
African American
7% 7
Hispanic
4% 4
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Other
Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

4,860 Living MBA Alumni
0 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.