Rockford, IL
Rockford University


24 Ratings

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Recent Reviews

Joachim
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rockford University is a great campus with easy access with professors, students, coaches, and so on. They have everythin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rockford University is a great campus with easy access with professors, students, coaches, and so on. They have everything you need to succeed on campus. whether you need help on Math or English, Rockford University provides with tutors and professors. Since the school has a pretty small population for a university, it is relatively easy to seek assistance. Everything is walking distance, so no need to have to drive or run far on the other side of campus when everything is near each other. Everyone here is very proactive and ongoing with each other as well. Overall, great school, and as a freshmen trying to adjust into the college life, Rockford university has helped made it a smooth transition.

Abigail
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the campus set-up and there are many activities to participate in and groups to join. The academic atmosphere is exact...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the campus set-up and there are many activities to participate in and groups to join. The academic atmosphere is exactly what I was looking for in a college. Some of the professors that I have had were not as professional as I had hoped, but the material that they taught was still appropriate to the course they were teaching. There is a lot of diversity on campus which I like because it is different from the atmosphere that I am used to going to school in. Overall, I think that Rockford University is a very qualified, professional, and greatly operated university.

Alexis
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the campus and like the fact it is in a big city with all kinds of shop and restaurants. I have made some good friends...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the campus and like the fact it is in a big city with all kinds of shop and restaurants. I have made some good friends already, and have met alot of people from all over the world. 2 of my good friends are from France and Denmark. I am close to home but far enough away to feel independent. I have joined clubs and I play soccer for the womens team.

Sarah
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I personally love this school for several reasons that others may find to be negatives about a school. It's a very small cam...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I personally love this school for several reasons that others may find to be negatives about a school. It's a very small campus and every building is within walking distance. 11:1 student teacher ratio with a variety of classes. We are a liberal arts school so most people are liberal. Students are encouraged to take classes outside of their major. Teachers are either amazing or apathetic but manageable. Lots of job opportunities on campus

Lazerice
What is your overall opinion of this school?

A great school. However, the football program is underfunded. Sports is big as most of the schools population contains a high...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

A great school. However, the football program is underfunded. Sports is big as most of the schools population contains a high percentage of athletes, yet athletes hardly receive funds for new things. SAS helps a lot and there are many great resources but some classes are unnecessary and are handled unprofessionally by professors. Students make the school great! Everybody knows each other and treats one another with respect and kindness. There’s a special diversity here and it is embraced every day. Rockford University is a great place to meet new people, gain new and many resources, and become successful.

Jessica
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall my opinion of Rockford University is positive. I have enjoyed attending Rockford University so far. A majority of my ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall my opinion of Rockford University is positive. I have enjoyed attending Rockford University so far. A majority of my professors have instructed their courses in interesting and informative ways. The advisory and counseling services available are splendid.

Victoria
What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a current student at Rockford University, I am the first to applaud the school for employing amazing professors and provid...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a current student at Rockford University, I am the first to applaud the school for employing amazing professors and providing the students with great facilities and academic options. I am also sad to admit that the quality of life within the school is not as amazing as the academic aspect. Due to the poor living environment and on-campus food choice, I have to give my beloved university a lower rating than I would hope.

Xerxes
Describe the students at your school.

They are friendly and really wants to be sucessful.

Describe the students at your school.

They are friendly and really wants to be sucessful.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would tell myself to not worry so much about athletics and put more into grades. I also would tell myself to take up architecture. I would say do more scholarship and try hard on the Act practices.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

The food is nasty and the scholarships are hard to get.

Wendy
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Visit as many colleges as you can. During those college visits ask questions to current students, advisors, and financial aid counselors. Ask the financial aid counselor what scholarships are available for that college. Ask the advisors what majors are available to those schools and what the coursework are like in the majors of what you are interested in. Ask current students what it is like to be a student at that college. Also, be sure to stay overnight in a dorm room, so you know what that experience is like.

Elizabeth
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

Beautiful campus! Great nursing program.

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

Beautiful campus! Great nursing program.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Something I would tell myself is to really do well on the ACT, because many schools give scholarships off of that one score. Also, I would have done cross country during high school so that I would have had time to build up my speed. Mostly, I would tell myself to really focus on my classes and to study more so I could get better grades. The other two things I would have told myself is to apply for as many scholarships I could qualify for and to really research which college I wanted to attend and do visits. Taking more time to do those things could have really helped me do better in school and have a better college experience (along with a better high school experience)

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

That they raise the tution every year, but not necessarily the scholarships they give students. The food is not very good...

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  • 1,075
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $29,180
  • Acceptance rate
  • 54%

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