The baccalaureate nursing program at Rockford University located in Rockford, Illinois is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the baccalaureate nursing program is continuing accreditation with warning.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program on the ACEN website.

ACEN Accreditation Seal


The nursing program is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

For links to other states’ licensure information, see the Professional Licensure by State list.

The nursing program is also a member of the Illinois Association of Colleges of Nursing.



Nursing Department
Starr Science Building
5050 E. State St.
Rockford, IL 61108
Fax: 815-394-5166

Sarah Urban, Ph.D., RN, CNE
Department Chair of Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing
815 226-4126