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Tuition & Fees

$23,520

$23,520

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
7%
500-599
31%
400-499
52%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
48%
300-399
11%
30-36
5%
24-29
21%
18-23
55%
12-17
19%
30-36
1%
24-29
29%
18-23
45%
12-17
25%
30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
68%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,294
Declined + 321
Total Received 2,615
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Private (nonprofit)

3,796

undergraduate students

1,847

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 three campuses, 32-acre campus in Aurora, IL, a campus in Woodstock, IL, and the over 130-acre George Williams College on Geneva Lake in Williams Bay, WI.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,643
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: 200,456), 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
52%
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
7%
500-599
31%
400-499
52%
300-399
10%
200-299
0
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
48%
300-399
11%
30-36
5%
24-29
21%
18-23
55%
12-17
19%
30-36
1%
24-29
29%
18-23
45%
12-17
25%
30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
68%
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
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,294
Declined + 321
Total Received 2,615

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Interview
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 $7,361,650
State $6,477,407
Institutional $20,854,827
Other external $163,939
Total $34,857,823

Non-need-based

Federal $264,269
State $71,010
Institutional $8,857,088
Other external $284,159
Total $9,476,526

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 Collegiate 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
Applied Psychology
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Social Work
Clinical Social Work
Coaching/Youth Sport Development
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Digital Marketing/Analytics
Disability Studies
Early Childhood/Special Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science/Sustainability
Exercise Science
Finance
Fitness/Health Promotion
Health Sciences
History
Human/Animal Studies
Leadership Nonprofit
Leadership in Adult/Higher Education
Leadership in Curriculum/Instruction
Leadership in Educational Administration
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Science Education
Media Studies
Music
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Parks/Outdoor Leadership
Parks/Recreation/Leisure
Philosophy
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Instruction
Religion
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Early Childhood Education
Sport Management
Theatre
Writing
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Undergraduate

67%

3,796
students

Female
65%
2,457

Male
35%
1,339

Graduate

33%

1,847
students

Female
77%
1,421

Male
23%
426

undergraduateFull-time

86%

3,302
students

Female
64%
2,084

Male
36%
1,218

undergraduatePart-time

14%

494
students

Female
76%
373

Male
24%
121

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
27%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
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

89%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

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
  • Minority student
  • 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 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 4
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Latvia
Poland
Saudia Arabia
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

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

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