Rockford College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Rockford College
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Rockford College and can I get accepted? The school has a 47% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,118 out of 2,401 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 extremely 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 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Rockford College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT5%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||440|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||920|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1030|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Rockford College?
Rockford College typically requires applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #39 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 5 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1130 and Above||Good||>60%|
|1025 to 1130||Avg +||47%-60%|
|920 to 1025||Avg -||34%-47%|
|815 to 920||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 815||Low||<23%|
Rockford College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT93%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #38 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rockford College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>60%|
|21 to 23||Avg +||47%-60%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||34%-47%|
|17 to 19||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 17||Low||<23%|
Avg. High School GPA3.1
Typical High School GradesB
You will 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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Rockford College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||9%||19%||14%|
What are the requirements for admission to Rockford College and what considerations affect 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
5% of students submit their SAT scores to Rockford College. 93% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
47% of those who apply are granted admission to Rockford College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1130. 5% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.