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Rockford College Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

54.4%
Admission Difficulty for Rockford College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Rockford College? The school has a 54% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,640 out of 3,013 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Rockford College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1030-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
2%
SAT Scores for Rockford College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Rockford College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 690
SAT Math 75th 590
SAT Composite 75th 1280
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 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 905. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1155 out of 1600. 2 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Rockford College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >67%
1155 to 1280 Avg + 54%-67%
1030 to 1155 Avg - 41%-54%
905 to 1030 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 905 Low <29%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
95%
ACT Scores for Rockford College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Rockford College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
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 16 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 24 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Rockford College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Rockford College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >69%
21 to 24 Avg + 54%-69%
19 to 21 Avg - 43%-54%
17 to 19 Reach 33%-43%
Less than 17 Low <33%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

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. 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Rockford College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 11% Good
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

Admission Statistics

Rockford College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,828 1,185 3,013
Accepted 1,011 629 1,640
Acceptance Rate 55% 53% 54%
Enrolled 75 88 163
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 14% 10%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Rockford College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Rockford College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Rockford College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.