Skip to Main Content
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    B
  5. Student Life
    B+
  6. Location
    B-
Rock Valley is a public college located in Rockford, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,309 undergraduate students. The Rock Valley acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing Assistant, and Biological and Physical Sciences. Graduating 38% of students, Rock Valley alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,100.
About Rock Valley College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
Work Here? Claim Your College

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$6,803/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $5,622/ year
  • $30-48k
    $6,775/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,271/ year
  • $76-110k
    $10,782/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,114/ year
Student Loan Options from Lenders
Learn More
  • Compare up to 10 private loan options from our network of lenders
  • Find the best loan for your budget today
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.68 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.57 responses
81%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.57 responses
Do You Work at Rock Valley College? Claim Your College Today!
Claim your free account to keep your college's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,309Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
  • More opinions are needed to display this poll.Take our surveyto add your opinion.

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
38%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

More opinions are needed to display this poll.  Take our survey

Colleges like Rock Valley College
More

Rock Valley College Reviews

569 reviews
All Categories
I love Rock Valley Collage, it is a great school, filled with hungry students, and great professors. It is a great way to earn an associate's degree that is way cheaper than starting at a university. They have decent sports teams as well, and a great workout phacility. Great student center, and offer a variety of different courses and trades for people to learn. They have a great police department that takes great care of the campus, and friendly police officers ready to help anyone in need. I would really recommend it to anyone in the local Rockford area!
Start Your Review of Rock Valley College
Rate It!
Rock Valley College was always my first option in what college I’d like to attend. It’s close to home, it’s a very nice and well-put college, it has the pathways and courses I’d like to take a part in to my future career being in the medical field, the staff is great, and I can go on! I’m excited to be a RVC Eagle in fall of 2018!
Attending Rock Valley College was one of the best and smartest decisions I've made. I saved myself so much money taking my general education classes here, I only wish I had figured out what I wanted to do during my time there so I could of taken as much classes as possible towards my degree. The faculty and staff are all very friendly and helpful. All the professors I've had have been passionate about what they teach and that comes across in the classroom and in their interactions with students. The campus is very spacious, clean, and beautiful. I miss this school so much! I wish it was four-year college instead of just a 2-year!