Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst University is a comprehensive university located in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. The University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

The Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University is accredited by AACSB International. The PT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association. Graduates of the PT Program are eligible to sit for the licensure examination in the state in which they plan to practice.

Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center Inc. is one of the nation's largest providers of adult continuing education nationwide.

Achievements and Ranking Profile:

- Ranked 19th among the Regional Universities in the Midwest by US News (2012).

- U.S. News and World Report ranked Rockhurst University No. 24 in the Midwest Regional Universities category in its 2011 Best Colleges rankings. Rankings are based on factors such as peer assessment, freshman retention rate, average class size, acceptance rate, graduation rate and alumni giving rate.

- Of the more than 4,000 collegiate institutions in the United States, Forbes and the CCAP (Center for College Affordability & Productivity) ranked Rockhurst University 163rd in the nation and 3rd in Missouri (August 2009).

- It has been ranked among the nation's top 30 wireless college campuses by Intel.

- In 2006, the prestigious Carnegie Foundation selected Rockhurst University as one of 12 colleges and universities nationwide to lead an effort to improve teaching in higher education. In 2003, the foundation named Rockhurst as one of 12 national leadership sites for the scholarship of teaching and learning.

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