Rockford College: Review & Facts

Rockford College
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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 College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,320 students enrolled. This postsecondary institution was established in 1847 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Rockford, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



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

Rockford College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Psychology, and Nursing. 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
69%
Rockford College student retention rate is relatively low at 69% (close to Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

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

Student to faculty ratio at Rockford College 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
$25,600
Average tuition charges are very high - $25,500 per year. The additional fees at Rockford College beyond tuition are approximately $100; which totals $25,600 annually.

Read the details about Rockford College 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
44%
This school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

According to government data, 1,250 applications were submitted and 554 were accepted (44%); so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Rockford College is $35.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Rockford College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (815) 226-4186 or check Rockford College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,000
Rockford College offers 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 College, 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 College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 400 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: around $4,000 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Rockford College. 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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

Rockford College Location and Maps



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