Rockford University

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Rockford University can be found in Rockford, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly a thousand students are enrolled at Rockford University.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores at Rockford University. A score within the range of 960 to 1140 on the SAT exam, or 18 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Rockford University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.33. Approximately 50% of all applicant were admitted at Rockford University, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 12% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Rockford University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Rockford University was reported as 54.2% in Fall 2020 with over 2,300 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Rockford University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Rockford University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Rockford University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 54.4%
  • 2017-2018: 46.6%
  • 2018-2019: 49.0%
  • 2019-2020: 54.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 47.7%

How Does Rockford University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Rockford University is five percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Beloit College62.1%
Judson University38.5%
Wheaton College84.8%
North Central College53.6%
Edgewood College72.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Rockford University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 570
Math480 - 570
Total Score960 - 1140
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 25
Math16 - 23
Composite Score18 - 25
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