Rock Valley College is a comprehensive two-year community college in Rockford, Illinois offering more than 100 courses for transfer, career programs and certificates. Founded in 1965, the college is part of the 48-institution Illinois Community College System.
All of Winnebago County, most of Boone County and portions of Ogle, Stephenson, McHenry and DeKalb counties. The total population served is more than 340,000.
•Enrollment of 7,352
•More than 4,700 full-time
•More than 25,000 non-credit students annually
•Average age: 25.9 years
•59 percent female, 41 percent male
•Ethnic origin: White 78%, Black 10%, Hispanic 8%, Asian 3%, Native American 0.3%.
•217-acre wooded campus
◦Main Campus, North Mulford Road, Rockford
◦Stenstrom Center for Career Education, Samuelson Road, Rockford
◦Bell School Road Center, Bell School Road, Rockford
◦Falcon Road Center, Falcon Road, Rockford
◦North Main Street Center, North Main Street, Rockford
•Bengt Sjostrom Theatre, home of Starlight Theatre
•Comprehensive athletic complex and walking path
•Modern classroom and labs
•Newly refurbished Student Center and Educational Resource Center, newly renovated Physical Education Center
A full range of more than 30 student clubs and organizations. The college boasts award winning student newspaper (Valley Forge) and literary magazine (Voices.) Nine men's and women's intercollegiate sports competing in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NCJAA) Division III.