- Association of American Colleges, the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges & Universities
- College Entrance Examination Board
- College Scholarship Service
- American Council on Education
- Council of Independent Colleges
The Rockford University nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc (ACEN), 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. Accredited and Approved Programs
Rockford University is accredited by the following organizations:
The Higher Learning Commission
Rockford University has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
P.(404) 975 5000 | F. (404) 975-5020
Illinois State Board of Education
Professional Preparation and Recruitment
100 N. First St.
Springfield, IL 62777
American Chemical Society
1155 Sixteenth St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
P.O. Box 3960
Olathe, KS 66063
1 of 11 colleges in Illinois and 286 in the country with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the oldest and most prestigious liberal arts academic honor society. The Phi Beta Kappa Chapter at Rockford University (Eta of Illinois) was established in 1953, during the tenure of President Mary Ashby Cheek. Each year since that time, the chapter inducts a select few of its graduating seniors into the Society.