Colleges in Rock Island, Illinois

There are 2 Colleges in Rock Island, Illinois, serving a population of 38,560 people in an area of 17 square miles. There is 1 College per 19,280 people, and 1 College per 8 square miles.

In Illinois, Rock Island is ranked 100th of 1547 cities in Colleges per capita, and 105th of 1547 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Rock Island Colleges

Find Rock Island, Illinois colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


Augustana College 639 38th Street Rock Island, IL

Trinity College Of Nursing & Health Sciences 2122 25th Avenue Rock Island, IL

About Rock Island Colleges

Rock Island Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Rock Island, IL. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Rock Island Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Rock Island College Statistics

Find Rock Island College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Rock Island College Enrollment
 Rock IslandRock Island County
College/Grad School Enrollment4,357 (40.5%)9,041 (26.2%)
Rock Island Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Rock IslandRock Island County
Some College, No Degree6,650 (26.7%)25,619 (25.6%)
Associate's Degree2,243 (9.0%)10,159 (10.2%)
Bachelor's Degree3,920 (15.8%)15,032 (15.0%)
Graduate/Professional Degree1,924 (7.7%)8,112 (8.1%)
Rock Island Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Rock IslandRock Island County
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher5,84423,144
Arts, Humanities & Others1,592 (27.2%)5,469 (23.6%)
Business1,009 (17.3%)4,558 (19.7%)
Education1,193 (20.4%)4,285 (18.5%)
Science & Engineering1,559 (26.7%)6,494 (28.1%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields491 (8.4%)2,338 (10.1%)