Rockford University

country rank  1311
world rank  4525

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University Overview

Established in 1847, Rockford University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Rockford (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Belvidere, Freeport, Machesney Park, Loves Park, Rockton, Roscoe. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Rockford University (RU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rockford University (RU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 172 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym RU
Founded 1847
Motto Decus et Veritas
Honor and Truth
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 5050 E State Street
Rockford (population range: 50,000-249,999)
61108-2393 Illinois
United States
T +1 (815) 226 4000
F +1 (815) 226 2822
Other locations Belvidere, Freeport, Machesney Park, Loves Park, Rockton, Roscoe

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 5050 East State Street
Rockford 61108-2393
+1 (815) 226 4050
800 892 2984

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Rockford University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Illinois State Board of Education
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of American Colleges
  • Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities
  • American Council on Education
  • Council of Independent Colleges
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019