Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College

1130 South Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
Tel: (815)965-8616
508 students
Private for-profit
Rockford Business College is dedicated to promoting individual growth through personalized career education. We believe that this begins with young people in high school. Whenever possible Rockford Business College will develop a personalized link with each area high school, providing benefits to students choosing to continue their education at Rockford Business College.
School Highlights:
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College serves 508 students (58% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College is one of 3 community colleges within Winnebago County, IL.
The nearest community college is Rasmussen College-Illinois (1.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 137% over five years.
College Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 38 staff
61 staff
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 508 has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 508 students 1,296 students
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
21:1
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 296 students
814 students
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 212 students
1,040 students
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
5%
21%
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
38%
15%
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Black (2006-2013)
% White
54%
51%
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Unknown (2012-2013)
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.56 0.68
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $10,352 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,352 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $10,352 $5,660
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,352 $10,250
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
89%
Madison Media Institute - Rockford Career College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • For more than 140 years, RBC has provided relevant, quality programs geared to get people into the workforce quickly. At RBC, students receive the kind of personalized attention they need to help them succeed. Our small classes, combined with a caring and knowledgeable staff, will help make your experience here enjoyable and rewarding. The ultimate aim of our college is to prepare you for the world of work. And based on our placement rates, we're succeeding. Our graduate placement rate typically exceeds 90%, and the vast majority of companies who hire our grads keep coming back for more. Take a look at our program offerings, and I think you'll find there's a program that's just right for you, whether it's a two-year associate degree program, diploma, or certificate. And our program advisory committees, made up of our graduates and employers who hire them, help ensure that the skills they need are the skills we teach. Through the year 2000 and beyond, Rockford Business College has provided opportunities for students to grow and incorporate their skills into their current positions or to further their education with more advanced degrees. All of these opportunities have been made possible by the constant growth, understanding, and courage of one college so as to keep forever changing and fulfilling the needs of Northern Illinois and Rockford area residents.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Rasmussen College-Illinois
    Private for-profit
    1,652 students | 1.70 Mi6000 East State Street 4th Floor
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815)316-4800
    1.701,652
  • 8,154 students | 4.00 Mi3301 N Mulford Rd
    Rockford, IL 61114
    (815)921-7821
    4.008,154
  • 4,717 students | 23.20 Mi21193 Malta Rd
    Malta, IL 60150
    (815)825-2086
    23.204,717
  • 2,642 students | 23.30 Mi6004 County Road G
    Janesville, WI 53547
    (608)758-6900
    23.302,642
  • 2,031 students | 32.80 Mi2998 W Pearl City Rd
    Freeport, IL 61032
    (815)235-6121
    32.802,031
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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,129 per year for in-state students and $10,062 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,816 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 81%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Taylor Business Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.