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Rockford College Admission Requirements

Rockford, Illinois

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Chances of getting into Rockford College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
54.2%
Admission Difficulty for Rockford College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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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.

Rockford College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
960-1140
Applicants Submitting SAT
62%
SAT Scores for Rockford College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 960
SAT Scores for Rockford College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1050

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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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Rockford College admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Rockford College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
35%
ACT Scores for Rockford College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Rockford College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 25
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 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

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Rockford College admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Rockford College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Rockford College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

Rockford College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,084 1,213 2,297
Accepted 639 607 1,246
Acceptance Rate 59% 50% 54%
Enrolled 61 91 152
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 15% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
195

Applicants have 195 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Rockford College and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Rockford College prefer SAT or ACT?

62% of students submit their SAT scores to Rockford College. 35% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Rockford College?

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.

What SAT score is required for Rockford College?

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.

What ACT score is required for Rockford College?

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.