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Rockford University

Rockford, Illinois, United States
At Rockford University, our mission is to educate men and women to lead responsible lives by means of a curriculum grounded in liberal arts learning and complemented and extended by professional and practical experience.

Bachelor's programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



Rockford University, formerly Rockford College, is a four-year, co-educational institution founded in 1847 offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional liberal arts and professional fields.


They offer approximately 80 majors, minors and concentrations, including the adult accelerated degree completion program for a B.S. in Management Studies. Through our Graduate Studies department, degrees are extended to include the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).


At Rockford University, we focus on helping you become well and truly educated for life. You’re not just getting a degree; you’re preparing for the careers of today and tomorrow.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Housing services

Residential living provides students with unlimited opportunities to live and grow during university outside of the classroom

Library services

Search across (almost) all of the content that the library owns, from books in the library to article databases, online encyclopedias, and streaming video. 

ICT services

All members of our campus become an active participant in our evolving digital community. Rockford University accounts are issued to all University faculty, staff, and students to access online tools.

Student Life

Campus life

Rockford University offers a variety of services for our campus community. Whether you are looking for a delicious meal, Rockford University branded gear, tickets to the next Forum or theater event, or to rent a space on campus, our campus services offer the assistance you need.

Student clubs

An important part of your student experience here at Rockford University happens outside of the classroom as you build meaningful relationships with your peers during one of the many activities that are provided to you. 


Accreditation is periodically reviewed and is renewed annually. Other memberships include:

  • Association of American Colleges, the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities
  • College Entrance Examination Board
  • College Scholarship Service
  • American Council on Education
  • Council of Independent Colleges

Rockford, Illinois, United States

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