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Rasmussen University - Illinois Overview

Rasmussen University - Illinois is a private for-profit institution situated in Rockford, Illinois. Rockford is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Rasmussen University - Illinois Known For?

915 Undergraduate Awards
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Rasmussen University - Illinois.
  • In 2017-2018, 32% of the faculty were full-time.

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Rasmussen University - Illinois Rankings

We have ranked Rasmussen University - Illinois as #290 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Rasmussen University - Illinois also holds the #11 spot on the Best Colleges in Illinois ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Rasmussen University - Illinois has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#65 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#81 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#124 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Rasmussen University - Illinois.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Management Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Human Resource Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Allied Health Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Rasmussen University - Illinois?

Location of Rasmussen University - Illinois

Contact details for Rasmussen University - Illinois are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6000 East State Street, 4Th Floor, Rockford, IL 61108-2513
Phone: 815-316-4800
Website: https://rasmussen.edu

How Do I Get Into Rasmussen University - Illinois?

You can apply to Rasmussen University - Illinois online at: https://rasmussen.edu

Rasmussen University - Illinois has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Rasmussen University - Illinois?

83% Take Out Loans
7.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Rasmussen University - Illinois, approximately 83% of students took out student loans averaging $7,328 a year. That adds up to $29,312 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Rasmussen University - Illinois is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Rasmussen University - Illinois Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,156 Full-Time Undergraduates
90% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,103 undergraduate students at Rasmussen University - Illinois, with 1,156 being full-time and 947 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Rasmussen University - Illinois

There are also 22 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,156 full-time undergraduates at Rasmussen University - Illinois, 10% are male and 90% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Rasmussen University - Illinois

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rasmussen University - Illinois students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Rasmussen University - Illinois Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 29
Black or African American 374
Hispanic or Latino 195
White 324
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 234

Geographic Diversity

Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Rasmussen University - Illinois. At this time, 2 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Rasmussen University - Illinois

838 Took All Classes Online
1,423 Took At Least One Class Online
-3.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 21 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at Rasmussen University - Illinois. In 2017-2018, 1,423 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rasmussen University - Illinois has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 14th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Rasmussen University - Illinois

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rasmussen University - Illinois was -3.1%. This is the #2,384 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Rasmussen University - Illinois regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Rasmussen University - Illinois majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 38%
Allied Health Professions 31%
Business Support & Assistant Services 52%
Business, Management & Marketing 32%
Education 35%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 10%
Health Professions 12%
Human Resource Management 73%
Nursing 22%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 35%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Rasmussen University - Illinois ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Rasmussen University - Illinois.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Computer Engineering #31
Computer Science #57
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #57
Finance & Financial Management #82
Management Information Systems #85
Legal Support Services #89
Allied Health Professions #106
Public Health #106
Visual & Performing Arts #114
Legal Professions #122
Engineering #123
Information Technology #141
Marketing #146
Human Resource Management #156
Business Support & Assistant Services #163
Public Administration & Social Service #227
Educational Administration #260
Teacher Education Grade Specific #304
Accounting #314
Health & Medical Administrative Services #378
Criminal Justice & Corrections #443
Computer & Information Sciences #458
Nursing #489

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Rasmussen University - Illinois Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Nursing 0 237 0 0 237
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 16 45 125 0 186
Health & Medical Administrative Services 129 41 0 9 179
Teacher Education Grade Specific 51 40 21 0 112
Business Support & Assistant Services 60 0 0 0 60
Accounting 23 16 0 0 39
Business Administration & Management 0 39 0 0 39
Allied Health Professions 0 16 0 0 16
Human Resource Management 0 11 0 0 11
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 10 0 0 10
Legal Support Services 0 9 0 0 9
Management Information Systems 0 8 0 0 8
Marketing 0 4 0 0 4
Computer Engineering 0 3 0 0 3
Information Technology 0 1 0 1 2
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0 0 0
Public Health 0 0 0 0 0
Human Services 0 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 279 480 146 10 915

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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