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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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,433
Established in 1893
Coeducational Coeducational

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
41%
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 yes
Basketball yes yes
Bowling yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

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

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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 transferred

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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