Aurora University

Aurora, IL

Aurora University

Aurora, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$25,960

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
54%
400-499
29%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
53%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
57%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,517
Declined 385
Total Received 2,902
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Private

4,104

undergraduate students

2,142

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Aurora University, founded in 1893, is a private, independent, comprehensive institution. It is comprised of three campuses, 37-acre campus in Aurora, IL, a center in Woodstock, IL, and the over 130-acre George Williams College on Geneva Lake in Williams Bay, WI.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,246
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

70-acre, suburban campus in Aurora (population: 200,965), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Chicago
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: O'Hare International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Latin American Student Organization
  • American Marketing Association
  • Student Nursing Association
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Spartan Athletic Training Student Organization

Top Events

  • Fall Involvement Fair
  • Spring Fling Carnival
  • Pancake Night
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
54%
400-499
29%
300-399
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
53%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
57%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.44

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,517
Declined 385
Total Received 2,902

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,933

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,600
Room & board $12,020
Additional fees $360
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,638
Total $40,618
Average Financial Aid - $4,933
Total with Avg. Aid $35,685
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, ice hockey

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Ice hockey, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Football, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Animal-Assisted Therapy
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Disability Studies
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Graphic Design
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sustainability Studies
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

6,246

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

66%

4,104
students

Female
66%
2,689

Male
34%
1,415

34%

2,142
students

Female
79%
1,691

Male
21%
451

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

3,679
students

Female
65%
2,376

Male
35%
1,303

11%

425
students

Female
74%
313

Male
26%
112

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

561

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

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