Rockford University Rankings

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In the World#5717 of 14178
In North America#1508 of 2629
In the United States#1428 of 2528
In Illinois#58 of 100
In Rockford#2 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
54%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$22,166 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
982
Graduates
222
Male:Female Ratio
43:57
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Rockford University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate54%50%59%
Applicants2,2971,2131,084
Admissions1,246607639
Freshmen enrolled full time1529161

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
86 or 57%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1140
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rockford University are 960-1140 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
53 or 35%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Rockford University are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White684 (57%)
Hispanic214 (18%)
Black or African American110 (9%)
Nonresident Alien93 (8%)
Two or more races43 (4%)
Asian29 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown28 (2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,166/year
Average aid awarded
$19,461
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$21,868
$30-48K$20,380
$48-75K$19,975
$75-110K$24,088
$110K+$26,843

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,900$12,960
Tuition in-state$31,900$12,960
Tuition out-of-state$31,900$12,960
Fee in-district$200$100
Fee in-state$200$100
Fee out-of-state$200$100

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity439
Combined charge for room and board$9,494
Room charge$5,414
Meal charge$4,080

Rockford University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General5229
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse64
Education, Other22
Psychology, General19
Elementary Education and Teaching124
Computer Science15
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching14
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General10
Accounting9
Curriculum and Instruction9
Early Childhood Education and Teaching61
Special Education and Teaching, General61
Biology & Biological Sciences, General7
English Language and Literature, General6
Art & Art Studies, General6
History, General5
Sociology and Anthropology5
Education, General4
Biochemistry4
Chemistry, General4
Economics, General3
Secondary Education and Teaching3
Spanish Language and Literature2
Political Science and Government, General1
Mathematics, General1
Grand Total25173
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate41%34%46%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%

Publications & Citations

Publications
90
Citations
1,541

Publication count by topic

Psychology
26
Mathematics
16
Philosophy
9
Sociology
7
Biology
6
Medicine
5
History
4
Political science
4
Chemistry
3
Art
3
Economics
2
Geography
1
Environmental science
1
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy25454
History31832
Psychology3205484
Mathematics3698198
Political science377315
Environmental science390572
Geography439517
Chemistry4650162
Economics50843
Medicine519761
Biology531560
Sociology53902

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199016
199117
199248
199306
199425
199518
1996220
1997113
1998020
1999016
2000214
2001116
2002123
2003325
2004023
2005022
2006127
2007626
2008330
2009112
2010651
2011562
2012354
2013744
2014141

General info

Alternative namesRU
Rockford College
Founded1847
WikipediaRockford University
MottoDecus et Veritas
Honor and Truth
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff231
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address5050 E State St
Rockford, Illinois, 61108-2311
United States
City population153,000
Phone8152264186
Fax+1 (815) 226 2822

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