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Now taking applications for Fall 2014

The deadline for application is March 1st, with a deadline to apply to Rockford University of February 14th for transfer students.

Nurse Entrance Exam Information

For more information or to register for an exam please contact your admission counselor.  If you are a current Rockford University student, please contact Glenda Riggins at griggins@rockford.edu or call 815-226-4152.

Exam Dates
  • TEAS test dates are February 1, 9am – 1pm; February 7, 1pm – 4pm; February 14, 1pm – 4pm; February 22, 9am – 12pm; and March 7, 1pm – 4pm
  • TEAS V Exam cost - $50.00, paid in advance at Student Administrative Services Office, Burpee Center, First Floor.

Nursing the profession with unlimited opportunities! Our mission in the Rockford University Nursing Department is to prepare registered professional nurses to provide quality nursing care to individuals, families, groups and communities with diverse health needs. In the tradition of Jane Addams, a Rockford University alumna and Nobel Peace Prize winner, nursing students are challenged to think critically, act compassionately, and engage with their wider community. They touch people's lives inside and outside of the classroom with community-based learning projects.


If you are an individual with strong abilities in the sciences and the desire to have an impact on the health of our communities in new and creative ways, the nursing profession at Rockford University might be just what you are looking for.


Information about the Nursing Department
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Contact Information
For more general information about the Nursing Department contact:

Rockford University
Starr Science - Nursing Department
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108


Toll Free: 800-892-2984
Phone: 815-226-4152
Fax: 815-394-5166


Rockford University Department of Nursing is approved by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (IDFPR) www.idfpr.com and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, P:404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org.

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