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Rockford University
  • 4 Year
  • ROCKFORD, IL

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Rockford is a private university located in Rockford, Illinois. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 948 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Rockford acceptance rate is 51%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. Graduating 46% of students, Rockford alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,600.

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5050 E STATE ST
ROCKFORD, IL 61108
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference

Rockford University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Rockford Admissions

Acceptance Rate
51%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
900-1100
ACT Range
16-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$23,417 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,352 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
88%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 8 responses
86%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 14 responses
79%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 14 responses

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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
948 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
71
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
32%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Friendly
    60%
  • Passionate
    30%
  • Unmotivated
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
60%
Poll
71%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 14 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 20 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
  • Community
    56%
  • Interesting/ stressful
    11%
  • Rock solid
    11%
  • Small, but effective
    11%
  • Underrated
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 8 responses

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