Rochester Christian University


Your Future. Infinite Possibilities.

Rochester Christian University offers you a breadth and depth of learning that goes beyond bookwork to educate you holistically in mind, body, and spirit. In this way, RCU is helping ensure your success not only in your career, but in your everyday life.

Our doors are open to anyone interested in exploring and growing their faith. Our goal is to help you cultivate your moral and educational development in a welcoming learning environment. We hope you leave RCU a well-educated, compassionate, and interesting person who is eager to change the world for the better.


Depending on where you are in your academic journey, RCU offers three models of learning and majors across many disciplines with multiple pathways to a well-rounded liberal arts education.

Rochester Christian University cultivates academic excellence, principled character, servant leadership, and global awareness through a rigorous education experience infusing liberal arts and professional studies within an inclusive Christian community.


For students who are attending college for the first time or transferring to RCU from another college or university to finish out their studies in a traditional semester-long, daytime format.


For students who have already obtained their bachelor’s degree and wish to pursue a master’s degree.


For students who have some or no college in their past and wish to complete a bachelor’s degree while taking classes in 8-week sessions, either online or during the evening, to accommodate their work schedules.

Transfer Students

Transfer students seeking continued education, those looking for a different college experience, or those who desire to excel academically, grow spiritually, develop socially, and contribute to a positive campus atmosphere are welcomed at RCU.

Click the link below to learn more about transfer credits and course criteria, available scholarships, and how to apply.

Student Financial Services

An education at Rochester Christian University IS accessible and affordable! We offer a variety of financial aid programs as well as assistance in applying for financial aid, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to apply to and benefit from any programs for which you are eligible.