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Aurora University

Aurora, IL

Aurora University

Overview

Aurora University is a Comprehensive institution located in Aurora, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 347 South Gladstone Avenue
Aurora, IL  60506-4892
United States
Contact Mr. James Lancaster
Vice President for Enrollment
Email: admission@aurora.edu
Phone: 630-844-5533
Fax: 630-844-5535

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,296
Applied
2,675
Accepted
4,020
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

1,991
Females Applied
1,609
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,305
Males Applied
1,066
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.39
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 534 490 580
SAT Math 527 480 570
ACT Composite 21 17 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

24,800
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Fees

260
Full-time student fees
11,700
Room & board
6,500
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

21,396
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,464
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,768
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,360
Avg. Loan Aid
10,511
Avg. Grant Aid
15,624
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
79%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,020
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 31.39%
Black or African American 7.19%
White or Caucasian 47.96%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 2.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 3.03%
Other 7.39%

Gender

Male (34.93%)
Female (65.07%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 16%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Involvement Fair, Spring Fling Carnival and Pancake Night

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Latin American Student Organization, American Marketing Association, Student Nursing Association, Phi Eta Sigma and Spartan Athletic Training Student Organization

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton No No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Bowling No Division 3 No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

447
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 139
Part-time - 308
Male - 148
Female - 300