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RU named a Best Regional Midwest University by US News & World Report

10/16/2014 12:40 pm

‌Rockford, Ill., – US News and World Report has released its 2015 Best College Rankings with Rockford University being named as a Best Midwest Regional Tier One University.

More information about the University can be found on the Accreditations and Distinctions page located on the University’s website,

About Rockford University

Rockford University is a four-year, co-educational 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 one of only 81 colleges in the nation as a “College with a Conscience,” Rockford University currently serves approximately 1,300 full-and part-time students.