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Research College of Nursing - Campus Life

Environment | Campus Description | Housing | Regulations | Student Employment


  • The Midwestern region of the country constitute a vast majority of U.S. students.
  • The campus area is 35 acres.
  • Campus is located within one mile of a city or town.

Campus Description and Transportation Services
35-acre campus in Kansas City (population: 435,000). Served by air, bus,
and train.


Types of Housing

  • Coed Dorms are used by 17% of the on-campus students.
  • Women's Dorms are used by 30% of the on-campus students.
  • Men's Dorms are used by 29% of the on-campus students.
  • Fraternity housing.
  • School-owned/operated Apartments.
  • 52% of all students live in school housing of some type.
  • 48% of all students live off campus or commute.
  • On average, 80% of all students are on campus during the weekend.
Students who are required to live on campus:
  • Freshmen must live on Rockhurst College campus unless living with family. All other undergraduates may choose to live on either Research College or Rockhurst College campuses.
Campus housing is available for all unmarried students regardless of year.

Campus Rules, Regulations & Policies

  • All students may have cars on campus.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age.

Other Policies

  • Class attendance mandatory
  • Hazing Prohibited

Student Employment

  • 25% of full-time undergraduates work on campus during the year.
  • Undergraduates may expect to earn, on average, $1250 per year working part-time on campus.
  • This school participates in College Work/Study Program.
  • Institutional employment is not available.
  • Part-time off-campus employment opportunities are good.
  • Freshmen are not discouraged from working during first term.