1,061
Students
Financial aid thermometer
20,212
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
46
46%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
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Overview

Rockford University is a Comprehensive institution located in Rockford, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5050 East State Street
Rockford, IL  61108-2393
United States
Contact Ms. Jennifer Nordstrom
Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Admission
Email: admissions@rockford.edu
Phone: 815-226-4050
Fax: 815-226-2822

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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International Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,401
Applied
1,118
Accepted
1,061
Enrolled
47%
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Female Admissions

1,297
Females Applied
632
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,104
Males Applied
486
Males Accepted
44%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

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Application Fee
3.17
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2.65
2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.65

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 400 530
SAT Math 440 530
ACT Composite 19 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,800
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Fees

130
Full-time student fees
8,660
Room & board
4,700
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

20,212
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,142
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,275
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,937
Avg. Loan Aid
11,202
Avg. Grant Aid
15,734
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,061
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.13%
Black or African American 9.82%
White or Caucasian 62.38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 2.26%
Two or more races 2.65%
Other 3.34%

Gender

Male (44.96%)
Female (55.04%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 32%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, April Weekend and Family Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Activities Board, Multicultural Club, Student Government Association, Nursing Student Organization and Alpha Helix

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio