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news-img “Love’s Labour’s Lost” opens April 30 at Rockford University
The Rockford University Performing Arts Department will conclude its 2014-2015 theatre season with Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost.”...Read More


news-img ‘Sport Studies: The State of the Art’ topic for 4th annual sport symposium
The 4th Annual Sport Studies Symposium will take place on April 24, 2015 from 1 – 5 p.m., in the Severson Auditorium, located in Scarborough Hall....Read More


Our Students - What They Say

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I come from a small town where it is common to be in small classes and develop lasting relationships with your teachers. I felt I could get that kind of education at Rockford University.

Sam Cady '15
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As a non-traditional student returning to college, I feel that psychology is a rewarding field for me. I have gained practical application knowledge here at Rockford University to help people through therapy.

Pamela Ward '16
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I chose Rockford University because I heard it was a great college. I loved the small class sizes, and the faculty and staff are amazing.

Maja Kuljanin '14
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Attending Rockford University allowed me to spend more time with my daughter and focus more on my academic studies because of the University's close proximity to my hometown.

Stephanie Blaszczyk '14
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Through the Elementary Education major, my classmates and I received endless opportunities to visit classrooms and get first-hand experience.

Samantha Kays '13
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During finals of my 2013 Spring semester, I was given the opportunity to share my important research about low-birth rates and their causes and present this research at a national conference.

Megan Brechon '13
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Rockford University allowed me to pursue my personal interests and my professional goals at the same time.

Kipton Bucey '12
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The faculty and staff really take the time to care about us as students and make sure that everyone understands the coursework. That's something completely unique that I had never experienced before.

Katie Hanson '13
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The Latin program played a major part in my decision to attend Rockford University. My aunt, who is an alumna, told me how Rockford University changed her life, and I wanted it to change mine, too.

Julia Wetzel '14
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Both of my internships-Savant Capital Management and Deloitte Consulting-have been invaluable in developing my skills as a professional and a leader.

Amour Muro '14
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I chose Rockford for a number of reasons; one of the main reasons being the opportunity to study abroad.

Susan Matthews '15
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I cannot speak highly enough about the Rockford University Spanish department. My classes were energetic, motivating and full of opportunities to develop and refine my language skills, which led me to a successful career in teaching Spanish.

Jeffrey Allen '12
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I chose Rockford University because I wanted to attend a college where I would be able to experience personalized class experience and a more one-on-one relationship with professors.

Jennifer Harrolle '14
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I'm happy to say I successfully completed my licensure with an endorsement in PE with the help of Rockford University and am now doing what I love. The professors are supportive, and they helped make sure I stayed inspired in my career path.

Michelle Tucker '11
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I was looking for a smaller college with a community vibe. What impressed me the most was how different the campus is - the woods, the trails, the wildlife, and the close proximity to restaurants and shopping.

Mona Khalifeh '13
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My professors are amazing instructors. They all seem to show a deep passion for literature and learning, and really seem to get involved in class discussions.

Jessica Morris '14
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During my senior year at Rockford University I had the opportunity to attend Unified Professional Theatre Auditions, a huge audition looking for new talent. As a result of that, I was invited to audition and ultimately got a role for Cats.

Daniel Switzer '11
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I like RU because it is small-scaled and you actually get to know your professors. The campus is like a little community, you get to know almost all of the students.

David Kubacki '15
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I enjoy Rockford University because the campus community and environment are small enough in size to where you can experience and be involved in almost everything.

Angela Martinez '16
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I like Rockford University because of the modest sized atmosphere. I receive a lot of one-on-one time with professors who care.

Jacob Arnold '15
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In addition to my Computer Science major, the knowledge I received from my minor at Rockford University in Graphic Design helped prepare me for many necessary skills in the web development field.

Brandon Houghton '11
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I love the community here at Rockford University. There is always something going on here which is a great way to easily meet people and make new friends.

Erica Prchal '16
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As I went through some core business classes when I came to Rockford, I realized that I began to really enjoy them because of the knowledgeable and caring professors.

Stephanie Tassone '15
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The thing I love most about RU is the ability I have to connect with my professors. This is really important to me because I feel like I can always come to them for help or academic advice if I need it.

Haley Foster '17
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I love Rockford University. Not only did I stand out as a person, but I had possibilities!

Candice Elsasser '14

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