Rockford University

Rockford University Ranking

country rank: 1500
world rank: 4891

University Overview

Rockford University world ranking was established in 1847 and is a non-profit private higher education college headquartered in the small city of Rockford, Illinois (population range of 50,000-249,999). Belvidere, Freeport, Machesney Park, Loves Park, Rockton, and Roscoe are all areas where this institution has a branch campus. Rockford University (RU) is a rather limited (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education college that is officially approved by the Higher Learning Commission. In a variety of fields of research, Rockford University (RU) provides courses and programmes leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s and master’s degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 173-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. With an acceptance rate of 40-50 percent, this US higher education institution is considered to be moderately selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at Rockford University world ranking have access to a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Rockford University Ranking

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 5050 E State Street Rockford 61108-2311 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (815) 226 4000
Fax +1 (815) 226 2822
Other locations Belvidere, Freeport, Machesney Park, Loves Park, Rockton, Roscoe

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 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 40-50%
Admission Office 5050 East State Street Rockford 61108-2393 (815) 226 4050 800 892 2984

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Rockford University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 120,204 physical volumes, 1,762 physical media, 21,007 digital/electronic medium and 68 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Rockford University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 439 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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