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Rock Valley College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,664 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,650 tuition
$5,500 off campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$314 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$21,234 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$14,220 tuition
$5,500 off campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$314 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,234 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
59% of students receive aid
49% get federal aid ($4,352 avg)
21% get state aid ($1,238 avg)
3% get institn'l aid ($1,234 avg)
12% get loans ($3,455 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,751 51%
Federal Grant Aid $4,352 49%
Pell Grants $4,146 47%
Other Federal Grants $2,916 6%
Institution Grant Aid $1,234 3%
State Grant Aid $1,238 21%
Student Loans $3,455 12%
Federal Loans $3,455 12%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: May 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Rock Valley College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114-5699
(815) 921-7821
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $255
Out of State $474


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Alias
  • Nov-30-2015 I am a current student here

    Very cheap. I have 16 credits and after everything was said and done (including books and fees) it was just over $2000 for this semester (fall 2015)

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  • 5
  • Stephan from Rockford, IL
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    Definitely the strong point in this college. If you get financial aid, your tuition could be paid off entirely.

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

    RVC is a community college, so it is very, very affordable. It is not the ideal college experience most students are looking for, however it will allow students to earn an education for a fraction of the price of many other colleges and universities. But since it is only a two-year college, students can still move on to four-year colleges and universities and gain the college experience.

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