|Home > Academics > Academic Affairs > AccreditationRockford University is a private, independent, coeducational university providing courses of study leading to baccalaureate and master's degrees. The academic programs of students are based on a foundation of learning in the liberal arts and sciences.
Rockford University emphasizes excellence in teaching and has a strong commitment to scholarly activity, creative expression and community service. The educational program is characterized by a concern for the needs of all students and reflects the basic human rights and responsibilities of a democratic society.
The University is a charter member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Accreditation is periodically reviewed and is renewed annually.
Other Memberships include:
The Rockford University nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing, the teacher certification program (Education and Child Development) by the Illinois State Board of Education, and the business administration program by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.
- 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
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North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
30 North LaSalle St., Ste. 2400
Chicago IL 60602-2504
||ILLINOIS STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION|
Professional Preparation and Recruitment
100 North First St., E-310
Springfield, IL 62777-0001
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1155 Sixteenth St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
||INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR COLLEGIATE BUSINESS EDUCATION|
P.O. Box 3960
Olathe, KS 66063
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3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326