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Tuition & Fees

$22,830

$22,830

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
13%
500-599
29%
400-499
52%
300-399
4%
200-299
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
50%
400-499
42%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
57%
12-17
23%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
45%
12-17
24%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
71%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

64%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,196
Declined + 647
Total Received 2,843
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Private (nonprofit)

3,580

undergraduate students

1,843

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Work
  2. Health/nursing Professions
  3. Business/marketing
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Codes

SAT 1027
ACT 0950

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School Facts

Aurora University, founded in 1893, is a private, independent, comprehensive institution. It is comprised of two campuses, 32-acre campus in Aurora, IL and the over 130-acre George Williams College on Geneva Lake in Williams Bay, WI.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,423
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Aurora, IL

32-acre, suburban campus in Aurora (population: 199,963), 40 miles west of Chicago; branch campus in Williams Bay, WI. Served by bus and train; major airports serve Chicago area. Public transportation serves campus.

Aurora University
347 South Gladstone Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506-4892

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
60%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 1% of male students
 
4 sororities 1% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
13%
500-599
29%
400-499
52%
300-399
4%
200-299
2%
600-699
6%
500-599
50%
400-499
42%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
57%
12-17
23%
30-36
2%
24-29
29%
18-23
45%
12-17
24%
30-36
1%
24-29
21%
18-23
71%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline rolling
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,196
Declined + 647
Total Received 2,843

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview

Considered

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Donna DeSpain
Senior Vice President for Enrollment
P: 630 844-5533
F: 630 844-5535
admission@aurora.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,889,643
State $5,671,526
Institutional $19,418,803
Other external $255,567
Total $32,235,539

Non-need-based

Federal $161,930
State $64,892
Institutional $7,320,572
Other external $157,846
Total $7,705,240

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Athletics Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Spartans
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Applied Behavior Analysis
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Clinical Social Work
Coaching/Youth Sport Development
Communication
Communication Management
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Digital Marketing/Analytics
Disability Studies
Early Childhood/Special Education
Earth/Space Science Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
Finance
Health Sciences
History
Leadership for Service
Leadership in Adult/Higher Education
Leadership in Curriculum/Instruction
Leadership in Educational Administration
Life Science Education
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Science Education
Media Studies
Music
Nursing
Organizational Management
Philosophy
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Instruction
Religion
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Theatre
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Undergraduate

66%

3,580
students

Female
64%
2,294

Male
36%
1,286

Graduate

34%

1,843
students

Female
77%
1,412

Male
23%
431

undergraduateFull-time

87%

3,132
students

Female
63%
1,958

Male
37%
1,174

undergraduatePart-time

13%

448
students

Female
75%
336

Male
25%
112

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

95%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Latvia
Mexico
Poland
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Luke Kerber
Freshman Admission Counselor
630 844-5533
admission@aurora.edu

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