Rockford University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Rockford University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,275 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1847 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Rockford, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
Rockford University will give you the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Rockford University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Management, Nursing, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
65%
Fair
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 plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Rockford University student retention rate is relatively low at 65% (close to Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Rockford University is low - 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Rockford University is good, 10:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$28,400
High
Average tuition pricing is very high, around $28,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Rockford University beyond tuition are nearly $200; which makes it a total of $28,400 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
54%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 2,250 applications were submitted and 1,211 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Rockford University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,300
Medium
Rockford University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing 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
F
Unsafe
Rockford University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $4,300 annually.

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 received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Rockford University seems to be a very dangerous 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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