Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Tuition and Fees

New to Rock Valley College for Spring 2012, The Affiliated Group will be joining efforts with Rock Valley College as our new collection agency. Any past due balances will be sent to The Affiliated Group of Minnesota for collection.

Tuition payments must be made in the Accounts Receivable/Student Payments Office located on the second floor of the Student Center. For information on all of Rock Valley College's tuition payment options, please visit the Payment Information page.

What does it Cost to Attend RVC?

Tuition is charged per semester hour and varies depending upon residency:

Tuition per Semester Hour
In-district student..................................$87/credit hour

Illinois out-of-district student.................$255/credit hour

Out-of-state/International student..........$474/credit hour

Tuition rates and fees are subject to change during the academic year without notice.

Fees

Rock Valley charges the following fees:

Fee Schedule for Credit Courses
(subject to change without notice)

Technology fee............................$7/credit hour

Activity fee...................................$3/credit hour

Registration fee (non-refundable).................$2/term

Course fee...................................$1/course

International Fee...........................$500/term

Distance Learning Fee...................$50/class

Laboratory Fees
Certain courses require expendable materials that are used. A lab fee is charged to partially cover this extra expense. The specific fees are listed next to each course in the credit schedule.

Tuition for Senior Citizens

Students 62-64 years of age who are residents of Rock Valley College District 511 qualify for a reduced tuition rate of $25 per credit hour. Students age 65 and over who are district residents may attend credit classes tuition free. All other fees will be assessed at a full rate for students in both age categories. The tuition reduction is not applicable for enrollment in non-credit seminars, classes, or programs. *In order for a student to receive this discount they must inform the Records and Registration office of their senior citizen status prior to enrolling in the course.

Tuition Refunds

The Registration and Payment dates calendar for each semester lists the last day for refunds for 16-week courses. Tuition refunds are issued based upon the official drop date. To receive a full refund students must drop by completing the appropriate steps with the Records and Registration office, second floor, student center, no later than the final refund date. The college reserves the right to make the final decision on all refunds.

Tax Information

Prior year tax information (IRS tax form 1098T) will be available in Online Services at www.rockvalleycollege.edu/onlineservices  by January 31, 2013.  

Under Financial Information click the "View My 1098T form" link and select the year.