Rockford University

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General Information

Admission Office

5050 East State Street

Rockford, IL 61108-2393

(815) 226-4050

(800) 892-2984

Fax: (815) 226-2822



Contact: Jennifer Nordstrom

Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Admission and Strategic Marketing
Main Address

5050 East State Street

Rockford, IL 61108-2393

(815) 226-4000

www.rockford.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 874

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 121

Degree-seeking undergrads: 861

Graduate enrollment: 517

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 67%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 66%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Musical theater B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Management studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Latin B
Romance Languages B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Science and mathematics B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology/sociology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Rockford University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(815) 226-4186
Website:www.rockford.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.rockford.edu/admission/apply/
Address:5050 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108-2311
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,287
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):39%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,287 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$29,180
Out-of-state Tuition:$29,180
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$15,965

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Rockford University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Rockford University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education59
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics5
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences5
Visual and Performing Arts6
Grand total3810

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Rockford University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Rockford University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$29,180
Out-of-state$29,180
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,880
Out-of-state$12,880

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid168100%
Grant or scholarship aid168100%$15,965
Student loan aid14083%$7,103

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid98293%$13,524
Federal student loans82478%$8,187

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Rockford University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Rockford University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,0131,1851,828
Percent admitted100%53%55%
Percent admitted who enrolled5%7%4%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Rockford University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,287
Undergraduate enrollment1,075
Graduate enrollment212

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Rockford University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

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