Rockford College
#827 Overall Influence#259 Desirability Rank

Rockford College

American liberal arts college

Rockford University is a private university in Rockford, Illinois. It was founded in 1847 as Rockford Female Seminary and changed its name to Rockford College in 1892, and to Rockford University in 2013.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

2,682

Acceptance

49%

Graduation Rate

49%

Median SAT Score

1090

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$30,800

Fees (in-state)

$130

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$19,524
30K-48K$20,029
48K-75K$21,331
75K-110K$22,671
110K+$25,631

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$47,800

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

5050 E State St, Rockford IL 61108-2311

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

38 per 100k

Violent Crime

17 per 100k

What is Rockford College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#167 World Rank #81 USA Rank
Sociology
#542 World Rank #210 USA Rank
Philosophy
#634 World Rank #234 USA Rank
Economics
#545 World Rank #264 USA Rank
Education
#541 World Rank #280 USA Rank
Psychology
#522 World Rank #314 USA Rank
Nursing
#729 World Rank #315 USA Rank
Medical
#651 World Rank #360 USA Rank
History
#1004 World Rank #384 USA Rank
Literature
#797 World Rank #384 USA Rank
Political Science
#978 World Rank #402 USA Rank
Anthropology
#1409 World Rank #609 USA Rank
Biology

Other areas of influence

#16 World Rank #14 USA Rank
Social Work
#358 World Rank #120 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#520 World Rank #255 USA Rank
Law
#609 World Rank #439 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#686 World Rank #414 USA Rank
Business
#1159 World Rank #667 USA Rank
Communications
#1924 World Rank #898 USA Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Rockford College's Most influential alumni?

Rockford College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Sociology, and Earth Sciences. Rockford College’s most academically influential people include Jane Addams, Ellen Gates Starr, and Ellen Spencer Mussey.

Jane Addams
Jane Addams

American activist, sociologist and writer

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Ellen Gates Starr
Ellen Gates Starr

American sociologist

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Ellen Spencer Mussey
Ellen Spencer Mussey

American lawyer and educator

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Jeannette Howard Foster
Jeannette Howard Foster

American writer

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Mark Pedowitz

American television executive

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Mary Esther Murtfeldt

American entomologist, botanist and botanical collector

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Deb Patterson
Deb Patterson

American basketball player-coach

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Catharine Waugh McCulloch
Catharine Waugh McCulloch

American lawyer

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Doris Lee

American painter, printmaker and muralist

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Mildred B. Mitchell

Psychologist

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Roland Poska

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Belle L. Pettigrew
Belle L. Pettigrew

American educator, missionary

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