Admission, 5050 E. State StreetRockford, IL 61108-2393 815-226-4050
http://www.rockford.edu rcadmissions@rockford.edu
About Rockford College
  • Year of Foundation 1847
  • Size of Campus 130 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 872
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61%, 39%, 10%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $24,750
  • Room and Board $6,950
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 35
  • Enrollment No. 857
Founded in 1847, Rockford College is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts institution located in Rockford, Ill., a city of 150,000 people about 85 miles northwest of Chicago. The College offers over 80 majors, minors and programs, a return-to-college program in management studies, masters programs in business and teaching, and several community education programs. Among its many accolades, Rockford College is one of only 11 institutions in Illinois with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, has been named a College with a Conscience, and is designated a Best in the Midwest college by the Princeton Review for seven years running. Our mission includes providing an education "grounded in liberal arts learning and complemented and extended by professional and practical experiences.” We believe that a Rockford College education will provide you with the tools to change your world. Think. Act. Change your world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus International Food Fair, Dances, Foam Party, Casino Night, Comedians, Open Mic Nights, Outdoor Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Club, Student Muslim Association,
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of honor societies Phi Kappa Delta, Psi Chi, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Beta Kappa;
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Cross Roads Chapel, Muslim Student Organization
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago (68), Rockford (8)
  • Distance to nearest train Chicago (82)
  • Distance to nearest bus Rockford (10)
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
Campus Services
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 12
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 144,453
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 475
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 776
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 400
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 63
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 67
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 9
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 8,430
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,300
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Northern Illinois University)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 16%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City