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Rockford University named as a top Regional University by US News & World Report

09/09/2015 10:48 am

Contact: Rita Elliott, Director of Communications, 815-226-3374
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Rockford, Ill., – US News & World Report has released its 2016 Best College Rankings with Rockford University again being named as a Best Midwest Regional Tier One University. For more information about the University and its offerings, visit our About section on

Rockford University is a four-year, coeducational institution founded in 1847 offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in traditional liberal arts and professional fields. The University offers approximately 80 majors, minors and concentrations, including the adult accelerated degree completion program for a B.S. in Management Studies. Through its Graduate Studies department, degrees are extended to include the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT). 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 US News and World Report Tier One Midwestern University, Rockford University currently serves approximately 1,300 full and part-time students.