Rock Valley College

3301 N Mulford Rd, Rockford
IL, 61114-5699
Tel: (815)921-7821
8,317 students
Public institution

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Rock Valley College is an educational leader in providing quality, accessible, lifelong learning opportunities, cultural enrichment, and support for economic and technological development.
School Highlights:
Rock Valley College serves 8,317 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.
Rock Valley College is one of 3 community colleges within Winnebago County, IL.
The nearest community college is Rasmussen College-Illinois (2.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Rock Valley College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 8,317 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,317 students
1,303 students
Rock Valley College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,693 students
834 students
Rock Valley College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,624 students
1,040 students
Rock Valley College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Rock Valley College sch enrollment Rock Valley College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Rock Valley College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
9%
7%
Rock Valley College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
11%
Rock Valley College Black (2006-2012)
% White
81%
66%
Rock Valley College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Rock Valley College More (2010-2012)
Rock Valley College sch ethnicity Rock Valley College sta ethnicity
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. 0.33 0.44
Rock Valley College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,234 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,994 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,234 $5,890
Rock Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,994 $10,050
Rock Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

At Rock Valley College, we'll help you discover your passion as you choose a major or program that fits your interests and aspirations. You will have many options from among our 23 degree programs that award an associate degree, 60 courses for transfer that lead to four-year degrees and 64 certificate programs and five apprenticeship programs that provide specialized training in a specific area. our Business and Professional Institute is dedicated to helping businesses through employee skills upgrading, customized training, technical assistance, and related services. If you want to update your skills or make yourself more marketable to employers, the BPI can help. In addition to services for businesses, we also offer a Speakers Bureau to area media and organizations looking for an expert to comment on a particular topic. Many of our faculty members are considered experts in their subject areas and are willing to share their knowledge with the community. If you need to rent a room for a speaker or conference, let us know. We have spaces available for community use. Rock Valley College is more than an educational institution. It's a resource for the entire community. You can attend a wide variety of events year-round at RVC that will enrich your life, such as cultural programs, athletic games, films, lectures, theatrical performances, trips and tours, art exhibition openings, and personal interest classes. Rock Valley College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. The college is recognized by the Illinois Community College Board and the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,082 per year for in-state students and $9,176 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,622 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 76%. 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 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.