Rockford College

5050 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108-2311

About Rockford College

Rockford College is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 degree-seeking students. Most students are enrolled full time, and up to half of the student body resides on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees only within the professional fields. Most graduate degrees are awarded in education. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate870
Student Age% Under 2546%
 % 25 and Over49%
 % Age Unknown5%
Attendance Type% Full-time62%
 % Part-time38%
Race/Ethnicity% White64.4%
 % Black6.7%
 % Asian2.0%
 % Latino6.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Race Unknown20.1%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted43%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled28%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT4%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT94%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800620 / 800
 SAT Math525 / 800563 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite19 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$24,750
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$24,750
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid100%
 % Undergraduates with Loans96%
 % Undergraduates with Grants99%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,950
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,750
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,460
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,900
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,400

Neighborhood Data for the Rockford Area

Median Age35.7
Median Household Income$38,864
Total Population153,509
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.9% 52.1%
 Age 0-949.7%50.3%
 Age 10-1751.2%48.8%
 Age 18-2449.1%50.9%
 Age 25-2947.8%52.2%
 Age 30-3948.5%51.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White69.9%
 % Black21.0%
 % Asian2.5%
 % Latino15.5%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.6%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,950
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,750
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$551
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50052.3%42.8%6.9%
 $500 to $74930.5%43.4%0.0%
 $750 to $9994.6%7.4%32.4%
 Over $100012.6%6.4%10.1%
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