Rockford University

Rockford, Illinois


Address5050 E State St
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above


StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Rockford University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Rockford, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,682 students applied to Rockford University. Of those students, 1,315 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Rockford University was $30,800, in addition to fees of $130. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Rockford University.

Rockford University has a 38% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In




The Rockford University acceptance rate is 49%. To put this into perspective, 1,315 of the 2,682 students who applied to Rockford University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Rockford University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Rockford University had an SAT score between the range of 990 and 1,190. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Rockford University was between 19 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Rockford University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend


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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Rockford University, the tuition for in-state residents is $30,800. Combined with fees of $130, room and board costs of $8,680, other expenses of $3,460 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $44,270.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $30,930 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Rockford University to $44,270 for out-of-state students.

Students at Rockford University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Rockford University was $4,790 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 54%.

Rockford University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Rockford University.

Rockford University has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 79% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 17% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Rockford University is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Rockford University to thrive in your studies.

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