Whether your plan is to take classes and transfer to a four-year university or enter one of our career programs designed to get you into the workforce right away, Rock Valley College has what you are looking for. Select from one of our more than 60 transfer areas or more than 30 career programs.
Whether you are new to the college or know your way around, we have a variety of services designed to help you succeed. We're here for you every step of the way.
At Rock Valley College, you're not just a number. Our highly respected faculty have master's degrees, doctorates and real-world experience. You won't be competing for attention in a huge lecture hall. Our average class size is 21, so you'll get a chance to interact, challenge and be challenged by your instructors.
RVC competes in NJCAA Division III in men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, golf, baseball, softball, men's and women's tennis, and men's and women's soccer. Not to brag, but we're pretty good at it. Our teams have won 11 national championships and we have had more than 130 All-Americans.
Have fun. Try stuff. RVC gives you opportunities to get involved. There are lots of student activities to choose from. We offer more than 20 clubs and organizations. Try your hands at student government. Join the staff of our campus newspaper. What's it going to be?
The Estelle M. Black Library at Rock Valley College features nearly 75,000 volumes and more than 650 periodicals, and access to the interlibrary loan system. It also features spaces for individual and group study, and if you get thirsty, there's a coffee shop in the lobby!
Congratulations to both the RVC women's and men's basketball teams on reaching the NJCAA national tournament! Check out our NJCAA tournament information page to find details on both tournaments, including links to the brackets, game schedules/results, and links to live web feeds.
Rock Valley College is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and the North Central Community College Conference (N4C). Head Coach Craig Doty is in his second season leading the Golden Eagles program after guiding RVC to a 2013 Region IV Championship, a trip to the National Tournament in Loch Sheldrake, NY, and a seventh place finish in the country.Rock Valley College boasts state of the art facilities including a 4,300 seat arena, a 6,350 square-foot weight and fitness room, a student-athlete study lounge and a beautiful 217-acre campus. RVC is located in Rockford, Illinois, boasts a metro-population of 348,000, and is less than 90 miles from Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee.