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UIU-Rockford: Education Built for Life

From your hometown near Rockford, earn your college degree from the renowned Upper Iowa University. UIU’s Rockford regional education center offers you the chance for a top-notch education close to home.

First-time students, adults returning to school, and transfer students will all find an Education Built for Life—your life. UIU works closely with you to tailor an education program aimed at achieving your unique career goals.

Academic Programs at UIU-Rockford

The UIU-Rockford center offers evening classes in a wide variety of undergraduate degree programs. Plus, blending your degree plan with online and self-paced courses widens the possibilities even further.

Select one of the UIU-Rockford programs below to explore that area of study.

Associate Degrees

Bachelor’s Degrees

Master’s Degrees

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Academic Support

Get the support you need for successful studies through tutoring or accommodations for a disability.

Shorter Sessions with Focused Schedule

UIU’s unique Two-at-a-Time course schedule helps you focus on your studies. As a full-time student, you only need to take two classes during each 8- or 6-week session, which helps you concentrate and excel. UIU gives you access to courses year-round, so you can complete your degree on your schedule.

2020-2021 Academic Year

Session 2 (10/26/2020 – 12/17/2020)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 361 Human Resources Management BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
ENG 275 Television 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 321 Death and Dying ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 3 (01/18/2021 – 03/11/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 422 Cost Accounting ACCT 202 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 222 Management Information Systems BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 371 Training and Development BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 423 Production/Operations Management BA 210, and BA 256 or MATH 220 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ENG 365 Women and Literature ENG 101 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
FIN 341 Corporate Financial Management ECON 161, ACCT 202, Or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 323 Cognition PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
SOC 240 Diversity in the United States 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Session 4 (03/15/2021 – 05/06/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 201 Accounting Principles I 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 302 Business Law and Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 460 Strategic Management Senior standing and within 9 credit hours of program completion. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MATH 105 College Mathematics/Applications Pass MATH 095 or ACT math score = 19 or an alternative placement mechanism as approved by the math department or instructor approval. 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 310 Social Psychology SOC 110 or PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday

Session 5 (05/17/2021 – 07/08/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
ACCT 202 Accounting Principles II ACCT 201 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
BA 210 Management Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BA 325 New Venture Creation MKT 208, BA 210 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
BA 365 Leadership Theory BA 210, and BA 361 or permission of instructor 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
BA 374 Business Communication ENG 102 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
COMM 200 Interpersonal Communication 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
ES 117 Natural Disasters 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
MATH 220 Elementary Statistics Pass (MATH 105 or above) or ((pass MATH 095 or ACT math score ≥ 19) and pass MATH 100) or ACT math score ≥ 24 or an alternative placement as approved by the math department or instructor approval 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
PSY 338 Motivation PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday

Session 6 (07/12/2021 – 08/19/2021)

Course # & Title Prerequisites Time Day of the Week
BA 411 Labor Relations and Negotiation BA 210, BA 361 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
BIO 165 Human Biology & Nutrition 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Tuesday
ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 160 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday
MKT 208 Marketing Principles 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Monday
PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Wednesday
PSY 332 Personality PSY 190 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm Thursday

Easily Transfer Credits

Whether it’s been a single semester or several years since your last college course, UIU makes it easy to apply those credits to your degree. We accept up to 90 credits from four-year schools or 78 credits from two-year schools. Plus, your professional experience and test scores may earn you college credit.

The university also partners with several community colleges in the Rockford area to make the transfer process even smoother. UIU holds articulation agreements with schools across the country, including Rock Valley College.

Don’t see your school? Check out all of our articulation agreements.

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Admissions and Aid

When you’re ready to apply to UIU-Rockford, we’ll help you navigate the admissions and financial aid process.

Special Programs and Grants

Rock Valley Partnership

Graduates of Rock Valley Community College qualify for a tuition grant at UIU!

Military Financial Aid

If you’re in active service or a veteran of the U.S. military, we’ll help you secure the unique education benefits available to you.

Corporate Programs

UIU-Rockford partners with area employers to offer employees grants toward tuition.

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Experience UIU from Rockford

As a student at UIU-Rockford, you can take advantage of the benefits of being part of a global school community.

Jennifer Lange, '19

Health Services Administration
Rockford Center

I currently work in health care and having the degree in Health Services Administration will assist me in advancing to a higher position.

Contact UIU-Rockford

1161 Tebala Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61108

Phone: 815-332-1414

Email: [email protected]

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Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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