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Rock Valley College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

8,849 Students

100% Admitted

  • 6,378 full time
  • 4,541 part time
  • 2,019 men full time
  • 2,289 women full time
  • open enrollment

6,378 Undergraduates

$8,310 Tuition/Year

  • 1,075 Non-Degree
  • $8,310 in state
  • $314 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $1,201 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Associate's degree
Level of Institution: At least 2 but less than 4 years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Stephan from Rockford, IL
  • 0
  • Rock Valley College delivers a good start on your degree for much cheaper price than most universities. There are a lot of good teachers and resources available that people often…

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  • Kathryn from Rockton, IL
  • 0
  • i am incredibly impressed with the professors at rvc. not only has my experience been a positive one, but i have actually found this school to have a higher caliber…

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  • Hayley from Machesney Park, IL
  • 0
  • RVC is small and spread out, with multiple locations specializing in different types of courses (one building focuses on computer courses, another on industrial work and the medical field, etc.).…

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Mission Statement

Rock Valley College is an educational leader in providing quality, accessible, lifelong learning opportunities, cultural enrichment, and support for economic and technological development.

Rock Valley College
  • Located in Rockford, IL
  • Public
  • 8,849 students enrolled
  • - admitted
  • $8,310 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • DeeAnne from South Beloit, IL
  • I am a current student here

    I will never and have never regretted making my decision to go to Rock Valley College. Because it is a community college I have met a lot of new people from my own town and towns around mine. Every new semester opens up more doors to meet new and exciting students and teachers. The teachers here are very passionate about what they do. They actually enjoy teaching! The classes are never more than thirty students, which is nice for a better student-teacher relationship.

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  • 5
  • Kaitlyn from Rockton, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Studying at Rock Valley College has been a great time in my life and I won't ever forget it. When I finally graduate it will be a sad day as I will miss being there and seeing the professors in the hallway that have taught me so much and have been more inspirational to me then I ever thought could be. I never thought I would enjoy going to classes so much as I have here or actually been excited for a Wednesday because of the history lecture I would be attending.

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  • 4
  • Robert from Stillman Valley, IL
  • I am a past student here

    Rock Valley College may not offer much in the way of activities, due to it's size, however, the campus itself is very nice, class sizes are generally below 30, and you meet a great deal of people from the community. I personally worked at the tutoring center on campus, and met a great deal of people through it, all of whom I have become great friends with.

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  • 1
  • Matt from Rochelle, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Rock Valley can be a very depressing place for students coming right out of high school, especially if you don't know anyone at the school. I came from out of district, so I mostly saw a bunch of people in their 40s going back to school, and unmotivated teens my age that I didn't really relate to. I am not saying that this is everyone at the school, but those two groups tend to overshadow the bright individuals attending.

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