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Registration for spring 2018 classes now open

11/20/2017 11:17 am

Registration for the spring 2018 semester for undergraduate and graduate programs is now open. More information about the free application process is available on the university’s Apply Now page. Interested students are also encouraged to contact the Admission Office to speak with and admissions counselor to learn more about scholarship opportunities, the financial aid process, and registration options. The spring 2018 semester begins on January 16, 2018.

Rockford University is a four-year, co-educational institution founded in 1847 offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional liberal arts and professional fields like Nursing, Business, Performing Arts and Education. We offer approximately 80 majors, minors and concentrations, including the adult accelerated degree completion program for a B.S. in Management Studies. Through our Graduate Studies department, degrees are extended to include the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).

In addition to our degree programs, Rockford University also offers the following programs:

Rockford University is home to one of only 11 Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) chapters in Illinois, the most prestigious honor society in the United States. Named by The Princeton Review as a Best Midwestern College and as a 2018 Best Midwest Regional University by U.S. News and World Report, we currently serve approximately 1,260 full-and part-time students. Our mission is to educate men and women to lead responsible lives by means of a curriculum grounded in liberal arts learning and complemented and extended by professional and practical experience.

As an NCAA Division III institution, the university offers 14 intercollegiate varsity teams along with several junior varsity teams and participates in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference. Approximately 25 percent of the university’s students participate in at least one intercollegiate sport. For more about Regent Athletics, visit