Rockford, Illinois Colleges and Universities

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Rockford, Illinois, located in Winnebago
County, is home to nearly 153,000
residents. The city is locally recognized
for hosting On the Waterfront, Illinois’
largest music festival, and is known
internationally as the hometown of the
band Cheap Trick.

Two post-secondary institutions are
located in Rockford: Rockford
University
and Saint
Anthony College of Nursing
.

Rockford University is a private,
four-year liberal arts school with less
than 1,000 students. Undergraduate degree
programs include nursing, chemistry,
music, theater, human development, and
biology. Students are also able to enter
pre-professional programs in fields
including medicine, law, pharmacy, and
social work, or seek a graduate degree in
either teaching or business
administration. An accelerated degree
program for adults returning to school is
also available. Rockford University has
been named one of the best colleges in the
Midwest by The Princeton Review.

Saint Anthony College of Nursing is a
small, private institution dedicated to nursing education
with a Christian foundation.
Undergraduates can seek a degree in
nursing, while graduate students can
choose programs to be a nurse educator,
clinical nurse specialist, clinical nurse
leader, or family nurse practitioner.

Below you can view profiles for regionally
and nationally accredited 4-year colleges
and universities located near Rockford,
Illinois.

Rockford

University
5050 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61108-2393
main phone: (815) 226-4000
admission phone: (800) 892-2984
admission fax: (815) 226-2822
Rockford University reports a total
enrollment of 1,300+ students and
provides Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees
and professional programs.


Saint

Anthony College of Nursing
5658 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61108-2468
main phone: (815) 395-5091
admission phone: (815) 227-2141
admission fax: (815) 227-2730
Saint Anthony College of Nursing
reports a total enrollment of 170+
students and provides Bachelor’s and
Master’s degrees and professional
programs.


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