Rockford Community Colleges

In Rockford, Illinois, you can find 3 community colleges serving 10,575 students.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is less than the 37:1 state average.

Rockford, IL Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • RockfordRock Valley College
    Public
    3301 N Mulford Rd
    RockfordIL 61114
    (815)921-7821
    8,317 students
  • Rockford
    Rockford Career College
    Private for-profit
    1130 South Alpine Road
    RockfordIL 61108
    (815)965-8616
    537 students
  • Rockford
    Rasmussen College-Illinois
    Private for-profit
    6000 East State Street, 4th Floor
    RockfordIL 61108
    (815)316-4800
    1,721 students
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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,882 per year for in-state students and $9,815 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,672 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 74%. 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Illinois is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.