Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College

  • 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 434 students (32% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.
  • Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College is one of 3 community colleges within Winnebago County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College is Rasmussen College-Illinois (1.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College(IL) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty29 staff123 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment434 students3,999 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:135:1
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# Full-Time Students140 students1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students294 students2,613 students
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% Asian
-
4%
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% Hispanic
8%
16%
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% Black
25%
14%
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% White
62%
60%
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% Two or more races
4%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.550.59
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College Completion Rate
30%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,500$31,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $10,964 is less than the state average of $15,527. The private state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$10,964$15,527
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,062$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$4,000
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Acceptance Rate (Year 2007)100%77%
Source: 2016 (or 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
    1,580 students | 1.70 Mi6000 East State Street, 4th Floor
    Rockford IL  61108
    (815)316-4800
    1.701,580
  • 7,737 students | 4.00 Mi3301 N Mulford Rd
    Rockford IL  61114
    (815)921-7821
    4.007,737
  • 4,475 students | 23.20 Mi21193 Malta Rd
    Malta IL  60150
    (815)825-2086
    23.204,475
  • 2,471 students | 23.30 Mi6004 County Road G
    Janesville WI  53546
    (608)758-6900
    23.302,471
  • 1,730 students | 32.80 Mi2998 W Pearl City Rd
    Freeport IL  61032
    (815)235-6121
    32.801,730
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