Rockford Career College

1130 South Alpine Road, Rockford
IL, 61108
Tel: (815)965-8616
537 students
Private for-profit

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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:
Rockford Career College serves 537 students (39% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
Rockford Career College is one of 3 community colleges within Winnebago County, IL.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Rockford Career College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 537 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
537 students
1,283 students
Rockford Career College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
212 students
832 students
Rockford Career College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 325 students
1,020 students
Rockford Career College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Rockford Career College sch enrollment Rockford Career College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Rockford Career College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Rockford Career College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
29%
12%
Rockford Career College Black (2006-2012)
% White
59%
66%
Rockford Career College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Rockford Career College More (2010-2012)
Rockford Career College sch ethnicity Rockford Career 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. 0.56 0.45
Rockford Career College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $9,632 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,632 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $9,632 $5,940
Rockford Career College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,632 $10,075
Rockford Career College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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