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Rock Valley College Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 4,541 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 435 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

57% Women
43% Men


Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $22,074)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $26,902)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 17 - - -
Basketball 18 11 - -
Golf 9 - - -
Softball - 12 - -
Tennis 6 5 - -
Volleyball - 13 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 12.2%
Hispanic 13.8%
Non-resident alien 0.1%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 0.0%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 69.3%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • No On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at Rock Valley College

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 3
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 2
Reviews Dorm Life


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Stephan from Rockford, IL
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There isn't a lot to write about. There is a Papa John's, a Subway, and Meg's(a coffee shop). Also vending machines scattered across campus. If you have a car, there are some other places nearby. It isn't much, but it suffices.

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  • 3
  • Trixie from Chicago area IL
  • Nov-19-2014 I am a current student here

    There is no on-campus living, but RVC does have a cafe in the library as well as pizza and subs in the Student Center. There are also vending machines across campus, and a microwave in the student center.

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  • 3
  • Chelsea from Loves Park, IL
  • Apr-30-2014 I am a current student here

    RVC only has four options for food: Subway, Papa John's, Meg's, or the vending machines. Subway and Papa John's are located in the student center, located near the atrium where students can dine throughout the day. Meg's is a small local cafe located in the Educational Resource Center building. I highly recommend it. My personal favorite is their chocolate chai tea! And, if all else fails, there is always the vending machines which are conveniently located in each building.

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  • 3
  • Sonja from Rockford, IL
  • Feb-22-2014 I am a current student here

    There are only a few food choices, vending machines, subway, papa john's, and meg's coffee house. Unfortunately there is no Coke products. it is a Pepsi campus.

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  • 2
  • Jena from Belvidere, IL
  • Nov-03-2013 I am a current student here

    There are a couple of small restaurants in the student centers, subway and papa johns, but I take night classes and they are closed by the time I get to school

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  • 4
  • Sarah from Pecatonica, IL
  • Sep-29-2013 I am a current student here

    There is a Subway and Papa Johns in the student center, but you could always leave campus and stop somewhere else to eat. There's a deli not far down the road, Burger King, Wendy's, McDonald's, etc.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Hayley from Machesney Park, IL
  • May-01-2012 I am a current student here

    There are multiple sororities and fraternities in RVC that I am aware of, but I do not belong to one. Occasionally I hear something about them.

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