Tuition & Fees

$24,260

$24,260

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
49%
400-499
38%
600-699
14%
500-599
46%
400-499
40%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
68%
12-17
9%
30-36
3%
24-29
20%
18-23
53%
12-17
24%
30-36
1%
24-29
28%
18-23
45%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,673
Declined + 343
Total Received 3,016
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Private (nonprofit)

3,933

undergraduate students

1,900

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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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 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 5,833
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Aurora, IL

37-acre, suburban campus in Aurora (population: 201,110), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
51%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
49%
400-499
38%
600-699
14%
500-599
46%
400-499
40%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
68%
12-17
9%
30-36
3%
24-29
20%
18-23
53%
12-17
24%
30-36
1%
24-29
28%
18-23
45%
12-17
26%

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

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,673
Declined + 343
Total Received 3,016

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

James Lancaster
Vice President for Enrollment
P: 630 844-5533
F: 630 844-5535
admission@aurora.edu

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$20,674

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,000
Room & board $11,700
Additional fees $260
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $36,960
Average Financial Aid - $20,674
Total with Avg. Aid $16,286
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 630 844-5533
F: 630 844-5535
finaid@aurora.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Heather Granart
Dean of Student Financial Services
hgranart@aurora.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

Ice Hockey

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Billiards, Corn Hole, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Racquetball, Softball, Spikeball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Walleyball

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Athletic Directors

Jim Hamad (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Nicki Pieart (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference
Mascot
Spartans
School colors
blue and white

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
Communication/Media
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Cyber Security
Disability Studies
Early Childhood/Special Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Science/Sustainability
Exercise Science
Finance
Health Sciences
History
Homeland Security
Human/Animal Studies
Leadership
Leadership Studies
Leadership in Adult/Higher Education
Leadership in Curriculum/Instruction
Leadership in Educational Administration
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Science Education
Music
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Parks/Outdoor Leadership
Parks/Recreation/Leisure
Philosophy
Physical Education
Political Science
Political Science/Public Policy
Psychology
Reading Instruction
Religion
Science Education
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Early Childhood Education
Sports Management
Theatre
Therapeutic Recreation
Writing
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

5,833

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

3,933
students

Female
65%
2,539

Male
35%
1,394

33%

1,900
students

Female
77%
1,467

Male
23%
433

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

3,461
students

Female
64%
2,183

Male
36%
1,278

13%

472
students

Female
76%
356

Male
24%
116

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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
30%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
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

Transfer Admissions

97%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
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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