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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.
  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.
  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.

 

Online ESL/Bilingual Endorsement:

  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.
  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.
  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.

 

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The University adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in institutions of higher education including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Illinois Human Rights Act. The University will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, veteran or military status (including special disabled veteran, Vietnam-era veteran, or recently separated veteran), predisposing genetic characteristics or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any resolution process within the University or with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or other human rights agencies.

This Statement covers non-discrimination in employment and in access to educational opportunities. Therefore, any member of the University community, guest or visitor who acts to deny, deprive or limit the educational, employment, residential and/or social access, benefits and/or opportunities of any member of the campus community on the basis of their actual or perceived membership in the protected classes listed above is in violation of University policy on non-discrimination. When brought to the attention of the University, any such discrimination will be appropriately remedied by the University according to its procedures.

The Title IX Coordinator is available to students and employees as an immediate resource for non-discrimination issues.

  • LaShun McGhee, Compliance and Title IX Coordinator
    Office:  Student Life Office Suite, 1st floor Burpee Student Center (next to Den)
    Phone:  815-226-2842 / E-Mail: LMcGhee@rockford.edu

 

Department Information

Office of Admission
Nelson Hall--2nd floor
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
815-226-4050
Fax 815-226-2822
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)
Burpee 2nd Floor
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
001-815-226-4138
Fax: 001-815-226-4141Skype ID: sam_rockford
Sam Bandy, Director
sbandy@rockford.edu

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

Chat with an Admission Counselor

Adult Accelerated Degree Completion--BSMS
PURI School of Business
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

Chat with an Admission Counselor

Office of Graduate Studies
PURI School of Business--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

Chat with an Admission Counselor

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