Tuition & Fees

$32,100

$32,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
50%
400-499
50%
600-699
12%
500-599
38%
400-499
50%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,315
Declined + 1,367
Total Received 2,682
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Private (nonprofit)

1,002

undergraduate students

209

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 1665
ACT 1122

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Location

School Facts

Rockford University (formerly Rockford College) is a four-year, independent, liberal arts institution founded in 1847. Our 150-acre park-like campus is located in Rockford, Ill.; just 90 miles from Chicago, Ill., and Milwaukee, Wis., and 70 miles from Madison, Wis.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,211
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Rockford, IL

150-acre campus in Rockford (population: 147,651), 90 miles from Chicago. Served by air and bus; train serves Elgin (45 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Rockford University
5050 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61108

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
58%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

500-599
50%
400-499
50%
600-699
12%
500-599
38%
400-499
50%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,315
Declined + 1,367
Total Received 2,682

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Essay

Considered

Class rank
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Jennifer Nordstrom
Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Admission
P: 800 892-2984
F: 815 226-2822
admissions@rockford.edu

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$20,584

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,900
Room $5,414
Board $4,080
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $42,794
Average Financial Aid - $20,584
Total with Avg. Aid $22,210

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,161,538
State $1,744,225
Institutional $8,290,368
Other external $198,697
Total $12,394,828

Non-need-based

Federal $443
State $3,821
Institutional $1,449,361
Other external $92,270
Total $1,545,895
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 815 226-4062
F: 815 394-5174
sas@rockford.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Todd Fischer-Free
Assistant Vice President of Student Administrative Services
tfischer-free@rockford.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, dodgeball, Frisbee golf

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Athletic Directors

Jason Mulligan (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Athletics Conference
Mascot
Regents
School colors
purple, black, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classics
Computer Science
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Elementary Education
English
French
History
Human Development
Humanities
International Studies
Latin
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Romance Languages
Science/Mathematics
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Studio Art
Teaching
Theatre
Theatre Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,211

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

1,002
students

Female
55%
554

Male
45%
448

17%

209
students

Female
56%
117

Male
44%
92

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

888
students

Female
55%
485

Male
45%
403

12%

114
students

Female
61%
69

Male
39%
45

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Saudi Arabia
Sweden
The Republic Of Kyrgyzstan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sam Bandy
Director of Global Affairs
815 226-4138
sbandy@rockford.edu

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