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A Rock Solid education starts here.

The university you want right in your own backyard. With over 80 majors, minors and concentrations and individualized attention from faculty and staff, Rockford University gives you the tools to develop the knowledge, values, and skills that impact your life and our world. As you delve into your academic career, you’ll enjoy a range of stirring topics and thought-provoking experiences in your hands-on liberal arts curriculum.

Become Rock Solid Today!

First-Year Undergraduate

Will you be a first-year undergraduate? Learn more about our programs and the steps you need to take in our undergraduate admission process.


Transfer Undergraduate

Do you have an associate degree or do you want to transfer from another institution? Learn more about our transfer undergraduate admission process and all of the important information you need to know.

Graduate Programs

Our graduate programs offer a sound academic tradition which can be tailored to suit individual needs. Small classes and a professional, experienced, and dedicated faculty provide our graduate students with a quality learning experience.

Bachelor's Degree Completion

Looking to return to college? Our Bachelor’s Degree Completion program is designed to provide a quality educational experience for adult learners in a hybrid format of some night and some online courses. Learn more!

International Student

‌‌Hello! Hola! Bonjour! Privet! Hej! Guten tag! Ni hao! Konnichiwa! Our Office of Global Affairs is here to help you through each step of our international student admission process.

Department Information

Office of Admission
Nelson Hall - 2nd floor
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
Fax 815-226-2822

Mon-Thurs: 8:30 am to 7 pm
Fri: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Sat: 9 am to 1 pm
Please call to reserve an appointment on Saturdays.

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