Aurora University

Aurora, IL

Aurora University

Aurora, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$25,600

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
490
75th
570
25th
490
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,489
Declined 476
Total Received 2,965
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Private

4,510

undergraduate students

2,923

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,433
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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: Large town

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
41%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
490
75th
570
25th
490
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
17
75th
23
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
School has early action program yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,489
Declined 476
Total Received 2,965

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Aid

92%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$15,287

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,600
Room $6,690
Board $5,330
Books & supplies $1,560
Total $39,180
Average Financial Aid - $15,287
Total with Avg. Aid $23,893

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 630 844-6190
F: 630 844-6191
finaid@aurora.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, ice hockey

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, badminton, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, softball, spikeball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
Animal-Assisted Therapy.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Graphic Design.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
History, General.
Homeland Security.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sustainability Studies.
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy.

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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,433

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

61%

4,510
students

Female
66%
2,964

Male
34%
1,546

39%

2,923
students

Female
79%
2,320

Male
21%
603

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

3,855
students

Female
64%
2,482

Male
36%
1,373

15%

655
students

Female
74%
482

Male
26%
173

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
33%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Latvia
Poland
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Special services offered for international applicants

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