Colleges Near Rockford

Colleges and universities near me in the Rockford, Illinois area

There are 3 colleges in Rockford and 130 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 770,667 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 152,871, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Rockford. Driving time to these schools from Rockford should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Chicago in Chicago. The largest college in the area is University of Wisconsin Madison enrolling 43,463 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Rockford.

130 results found

Rockford Career College
R
Rockford, IL
 
Rockford Career College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 408enrollment
  • $14,639net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Rockford

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Rockford College
R
Rockford, IL
 
Rockford College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#26 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,203enrollment
  • $20,985net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 990-1190SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

2 miles from Rockford

Rock Valley College
R
Rockford, IL
 
Rock Valley College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,244enrollment
  • $8,275net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

5 miles from Rockford

Beloit College
B
Beloit, WI
Beloit College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Wisconsin

  • 1,275enrollment
  • $26,976net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1360SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

17 miles from Rockford

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Blackhawk Technical College
B
Janesville, WI
 
Blackhawk Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,222enrollment
  • $7,811net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from Rockford

Kishwaukee College
K
Malta, IL
 
Kishwaukee College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,307enrollment
  • $6,827net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

24 miles from Rockford

Northern Illinois University
N
Dekalb, IL
Northern Illinois University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Illinois

  • 17,169enrollment
  • $19,379net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 970-1190SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA

27 miles from Rockford

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Highland Community College
H
Freeport, IL
 
Highland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,596enrollment
  • $5,561net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

31 miles from Rockford

McHenry County College
M
Crystal Lake, IL
 
McHenry County College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,031enrollment
  • $6,322net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

36 miles from Rockford

Elgin Community College
E
Elgin, IL
 
Elgin Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,567enrollment
  • $4,580net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

42 miles from Rockford

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Judson University
J
Elgin, IL
 
Judson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,256enrollment
  • $20,782net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 950-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

42 miles from Rockford

Sauk Valley Community College
S
Dixon, IL
 
Sauk Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,628enrollment
  • $6,721net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

41 miles from Rockford

University of Wisconsin Whitewater
W
Whitewater, WI
University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Wisconsin

  • 13,059enrollment
  • $12,422net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA

43 miles from Rockford

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Waubonsee Community College
W
Sugar Grove, IL
 
Waubonsee Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,176enrollment
  • $4,785net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Rockford

American InterContinental University Online
A
Hoffman Estates, IL
 
American InterContinental University Online

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 8,777enrollment
  • $11,910net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

45 miles from Rockford

Aurora University
A
Aurora, IL
 
Aurora University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#28 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 6,005enrollment
  • $17,848net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 970-1150SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA

51 miles from Rockford

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Harper College
H
Palatine, IL
Harper College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 13,530enrollment
  • $6,616net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

52 miles from Rockford

College of Lake County
L
Grayslake, IL
 
College of Lake County

Public 2 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 14,193enrollment
  • $4,275net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

54 miles from Rockford

FAQ's

The closest community college is Rock Valley College and is 4.7 miles from Rockford. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Rock Valley College are $3,764 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Rock Valley College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.