Rockford University: Review & Facts

Rockford University
School Review,
Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very Good Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Fair Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Rockford University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,305 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1847 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Rockford, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Rockford University will give you the option to receive a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Rockford University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, Nursing, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
61%
Rockford University student retention rate is relatively low at 61% (below Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Rockford University is low: 44%.

Student to faculty ratio at Rockford University is good, 9:1. Read more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,400
Average tuition charges are very high - $26,300 per year. The additional fees at Rockford University beyond tuition are approximately $100; which totals $26,400 annually.

Read the details about Rockford University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
40%
According to government data, 1,455 applications were submitted and 584 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

Rockford University might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Rockford University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,100
Rockford University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rockford University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C+
Rockford University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 500 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: around $4,100 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Rockford University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Rockford University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rockford University Location and Maps



Post Address: Rockford University, 5050 E State St, Rockford, Illinois 61108-2311, USA
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