• Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $30,550
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    225
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64110, United States
Website

About Helzberg School of Management

The Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University in Kansas City is where leaders learn. It's the next step to take your career from dreaming to doing. You'll not only graduate with the skills to succeed in business from one of the best colleges in Missouri and the Midwest, you'll make deep connections with our close-knit network of alumni throughout the city, nation and world.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    75%
  • Yield
    23%
  • School Status
    Private
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1933

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About Rockhurst University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
75% Rockhurst University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Recommendations
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1000
  • Min. ACT 21
  • Min. GPA 2.80
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1000
  • Min. ACT 21
  • Min. GPA 2.80
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
2576% 2,576
75% 75
23% 23
75% School Selectivity
23% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT
  • Or SAT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

Please see http://www.rockhurst.edu/admissions/undergraduate-students/admitted-freshmen/admission-process/how-apply/ for additional information.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
408% 408
30% 30
57% 57
30% Program Selectivity
57% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 75
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
Graduates seeking full-time employment
Graduates not seeking employment
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$41,192
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $30,550
  • Fees $740
  • Expenses $9,902
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$41,192
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $30,550
  • Fees $740
  • Expenses $9,902
98% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 8% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 31%
  • Merit 49%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.rockhurst.edu/admissions/scholarships-financial-aid/undergraduate-students/overview/
Scholarships
$3,112,161
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$3,381,546
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Helzberg School of Management
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
32% 29
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
40% 23
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Helzberg School of Management 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
19% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
81% 21 to 50 students
23 Average number of students in non-business required electives
10 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2004
Degrees Offered
  • BSBA
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
25% 25
56% 56
Prominent Faculty
  • Sudhakar Raju

    Finance

  • Marting Stack

    Management

  • Myles Gartland

    Management

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    International Business offers a 2 week intersession course in Spain and the University offers a variety of study abroad opportunities.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    The University's Center for Service Learning provides many opportunities for students to do volunteer work and community service. The business school offers income tax assistance to the community.

Students

30% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 34% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
26 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
59% 59
Hispanic
16% 16
Not Reported
13% 13
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
0%
98%
0%
1%
0%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
91% 91
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
3% 3
Dual Citizenship
3% 3
Canada
0% 0
20 Average age of full-time students
87% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
69% 69
81% 81

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 5,119
Alumni Donations
$1,096 Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Terry Dunn

    President and CEO, J.E. Dunn Construction Co.

  • Thomas A. McDonnell

    Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

  • John J. Stephens

    Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, AT&T