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: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,203
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 49%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 1,203 (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: $30,930
Out-of-state Tuition: $30,930
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $19,009

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Rockford University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Rockford University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 41
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 510
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 5
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 6
Visual and Performing Arts 7
Grand total 4211

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $30,930
Out-of-state $30,930
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $13,060
Out-of-state $13,060

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 150 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 150 99% $19,009
Student loan aid 123 81% $7,086

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 919 87% $15,171
Federal student loans 763 72% $7,875

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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,682 1,147 1,535
Percent admitted 100% 46% 52%
Percent admitted who enrolled 6% 8% 5%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
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 2019

Total Enrollment 1,203
Undergraduate enrollment 994
Graduate enrollment 209

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 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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