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Hey there, future Regent! Whether you are an undergraduate, full-time student, part-time student, international student, or graduate student, applying to Rockford University is easy. We’re all about making the admissions process as smooth as possible for you.
When We Review Applications: We don’t keep you waiting! At Rockford University, we review applications for admission on a rolling basis. That means as soon as we’ve got all your required application materials, we’ll start working on your admission decision.


Test-Optional Admissions: Worried about those SAT or ACT scores? Don’t be! We’re test-optional, which means you can choose whether or not to submit those scores. It’s all about giving you flexibility in the application process. Two Easy Ways to Apply: We’ve got options for you when it comes to submitting your application. Pick the one that suits you best:

1. Online Application for all students.

2. Common App (for undergraduates).

Join us at Rockford University, where your journey to academic excellence begins. Apply now, and let’s get this adventure started!

Choose your program


First-Year Undergraduate: 

Transfer Undergraduate

  • Request that all colleges and universities you have attended send us your official transcripts.
  • If you have less than 12 hours of college or university credit, please also send us your official high school transcripts. Apply!


The Online Bachelor’s Degree Completion program at Rockford University offers three major options: business management, accounting, or human services. The flexible online format enables working professionals, parents, military service members, frequent travelers and many more to earn a Rockford University degree. Apply!


If you are an international student, you can submit an application to any of the above programs. If you have additional questions or require assistance, reach out to our friendly Admissions team at or give us a ring at (815) 226-4138.

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Office of Admission
Johnson Center
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
Fax 815-226-2822

Mon-Fri- 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sat - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm -- Please call to reserve an appointment on Saturdays.

Office of Global Affairs (OGA)
Burpee 2nd Floor
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
Fax: 001-815-226-4141

Maria Diemer, Executive Director

Julie Griffith, Associate Director ;

微信/Wechat ID: JulieOGA_Rockford

Maggie Kasicki, Coordinator of Global Affairs/English as a Second Language

Mon-Fri - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.