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How hard is it to get into Rockford College and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,246 out of 2,297 applicants were admitted making Rockford College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 65 percent. Rockford College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||960|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1050|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Rockford College?
Rockford College typically requires applicants to be in the top 68 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 960 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 62 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1140 and Above||Good||>67%|
|1050 to 1140||Avg +||54%-67%|
|960 to 1050||Avg -||41%-54%|
|870 to 960||Reach||29%-41%|
|Less than 870||Low||<29%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Rockford College?
Admission data indicates that Rockford College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #36 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 35 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rockford College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>68%|
|21 to 25||Avg +||54%-68%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||43%-54%|
|15 to 18||Reach||32%-43%|
|Less than 15||Low||<32%|
What GPA do you need to get into Rockford College?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Rockford College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Rockford College was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #46 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Rockford College accepts 54% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||20%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||22%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||16%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||2%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||2%||Reach|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||10%||15%||12%|
Applicants have 195 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Rockford College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148405 IPEDS survey data for Rockford College.
62% of students submit their SAT scores to Rockford College. 35% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
54% of those who apply are granted admission to Rockford College. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 960 and 1140. 62% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 35% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.