Rockford University

Rockford, IL

Rockford University

Rockford, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$33,050

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
450
75th
530
25th
450
75th
22
25th
14
75th
20
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,027
Declined 994
Total Received 2,021
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Private

1,153

undergraduate students

444

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,597
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Rockford University
5050 East State Street
Rockford, IL
61108

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
58%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
450
75th
530
25th
450
75th
22
25th
14
75th
20
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,027
Declined 994
Total Received 2,021

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$18,232

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,800
Room $5,570
Board $4,200
Additional fees $250
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $44,020
Average Financial Aid - $18,232
Total with Avg. Aid $25,788

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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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, dodgeball, Frisbee golf

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Athletics Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Education, Other. yes yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Music, General. yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Sociology and Anthropology. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes

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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

1,597

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

1,153
students

Female
57%
658

Male
43%
495

28%

444
students

Female
66%
295

Male
34%
149

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,067
students

Female
57%
609

Male
43%
458

7%

86
students

Female
57%
49

Male
43%
37

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

14%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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