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Whether you are an undergraduate, full-time student, part-time student, international student, or graduate student, applying to Rockford University is easy. Simply choose the appropriate type of application below and get started right now!

 

First-Year Undergraduate

  1. Apply online. Your Rockford University application is confidential and will only be accessed by Admission Office personnel and used solely in the application process.There are no applications fees.
  2. Request that your high school send us your: official high school transcripts and ACT/SAT score(s)--ACT Code: 1122; SAT Code: 1665.
  3. Submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Form. To obtain a form, go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to file electronically. The FAFSA code for Rockford University is 001748. More info about Financial Aid >>
  4. Review and complete the First-Year Checklist.

If you are admitted to Rockford University, you can learn more about the next steps for our Admitted Undergraduate Students.

 

Transfer Undergraduate

  1. Apply online. Your Rockford University application is confidential and will only be accessed by Admission Office personnel and used solely in the application process. There are no application fees. 
  2. Request that all colleges and universities you have attended send us your official transcripts.
  3. If you have less than 12 hours of college or university credit, please also send us your: official high school transcripts and ACT/SAT score(s)--ACT Code: 1122; SAT Code: 1665.
  4. Submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Financial Student Aid) Form. To obtain a form, go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to file electronically. The FAFSA code for Rockford University is 001748. More info about Financial Aid >>
  5. Review and complete the Transfer Student Checklist.

If you are admitted to Rockford University, you can learn more about the next steps for our Admitted Undergraduate Students.

 

International Student

  1. Apply online. If you are a graduate-level student, use our graduate international application. Your Rockford University application is confidential and will only be accessed by Admission Office personnel and used solely in the application process. There are no application fees.
  2. In addition to this application, you must submit additional documents. Read our International Student Application Instructions
  3. Please also refer to our International Student Financial Checklist and Recommendation Form.
  4. Lastly, review and complete the International Student Checklist.

If you are admitted to Rockford University, you can learn more about the next steps for our Admitted Undergraduate Students.

 

Adult Accelerated Degree Completion (Bachelor of Science in Management Studies):

  1. Apply online. Your Rockford University application is confidential and will only be accessed by Admission Office personnel and used solely in the application process. There are no application fees.
  2. Submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Financial Student Aid) Form. To obtain a form, go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to file electronically. The FAFSA code for Rockford University is 001748. More info about Financial Aid >>

 

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT):

  1. Apply online. If you are a graduate-level student, use our graduate international application. Your Rockford University application is confidential and will only be accessed by Admission Office personnel and used solely in the application process. There are no application fees.
  2. For subsequent endorsment or approval on a PEL, please fill out the Graduate Application for Subsequent Endorsement or Approval on a PEL
  3. Review and complete the MAT Admission Checklist.
  4. Please note: submission of the above does not guarantee admission; you must be admitted prior to taking your 12th credit hour.

 

Master of Business Administration (MBA):

  1. Apply online. If you are a graduate-level student, use our graduate international application. Your Rockford University application is confidential and will only be accessed by Admission Office personnel and used solely in the application process. There are no application fees.
  2. Review and complete the MBA Admission Checklist.
  3. Please note: submission of the above does not guarantee admission; you must be admitted prior to taking your 12th credit hour.
  4. Evaluation for admission to the MBA program is based upon your application essay, three recommendation forms, undergraduate GPA and GMAT® score. Learn more >>

 

Certificate in Geropsychology

  1. Review the admission requirements.
  2. Apply online. Your Rockford University application is confidential and will only be accessed by Admission Office personnel and used solely in the application process. There are no application fees. 
  3. Request that all colleges and universities you have attended send us your official transcripts.
  4. If you have less than 12 hours of college or university credit, please also send us your: official high school transcripts and ACT/SAT score(s)--ACT Code: 1122; SAT Code: 1665.

 

Department Information

Office of Admission
Nelson Hall--2nd floor
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-226-4050

Office of Admission
Admissions@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Thurs - 8:30 am to 7:00 pm
Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Sat - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm -- Please call to reserve an appointment on Saturdays.

Chat with an Admission Counselor

Office of Global Affairs (OGA)
Kent Center
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
001-815-226-4138
Fax: 001-815-226-4141
Skype ID: sam_rockford
Sam Bandy, Director
sbandy@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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Adult Accelerated Degree Completion--BSMS
PURI Business School
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-226-4197
fax: 815-394-5135
Donna Harvey, BSMS Director
dharvey@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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Office of Graduate Studies
PURI Business School--Lower Level
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-226-4040
fax: 815-394-3706
Michele Mehren, Assistant Director
MMehren@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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