Rockford, Illinois

Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Grants supports planning and decision-making efforts of the Rock Valley College community by providing data and information for managing and maintaining the quality and effectiveness of programs, services, and initiatives.  This office also provides data to inform external accreditation, as well as state and federally mandated data, serving as a primary source for information on institutional effectiveness at Rock Valley College. 


Questions about any of the reports found on this page should be directed to RVC-Research@RockValleyCollege.edu.

Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

Key Performance Indicator Summary Table

Click here access this table, which provides information about alignment of the College's KPI to strategic plans, and KPI Summary Reports.

Key Performance Indicator Reporting Schedule

KPI are reported to the College's Board of Trustees on an annual basis.  Click here to see details of the current reporting schedule.


Data Briefs

Fall 2015

10th Day Census Enrollment

Student Profile

Spring 2015

10th Day Census Enrollment

Student Profile 

Economic Impact Study (EIS)

In this study, Economic Modeling Specialist, Inc. (EMSI) address the question of how does the economy of our community college district benefit from the presence of Rock Valley College. 


Executive Summary

Main Report

Fact Sheet

Social and Taxpayer Perspectives

Targeted Perspective Sheets

Social Perspective

Business Perspective

Taxpayer Perspective

Student Perspective

Common Data Set (CDS)

Click here to access RVC's Common Data Set.  This data are updated annually in the spring. 

If you are looking for data not found in the CDS, please contact RVC-Research@RockValleyCollege.edu.

For more information on the Common Data Set Initiative, click here.