3,933
Students
Financial aid thermometer
20,674
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
87
87%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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
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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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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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Philosophy And Religious Studies 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

3,061
Applied
2,673
Accepted
3,933
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

1,751
Females Applied
1,534
Females Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,310
Males Applied
1,139
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.32
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 525 480 570
SAT Math 516 470 560
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

24,000
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Fees

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

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

20,674
Avg. Financial Aid Package
22,277
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,175
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,521
Avg. Loan Aid
10,241
Avg. Grant Aid
14,929
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,933
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 29.77%
Black or African American 8.42%
White or Caucasian 49.63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 2.21%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 2.85%
Other 6.33%

Gender

Male (35.44%)
Female (64.56%)

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 18%

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

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

Faculty

451
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 139
Part-time - 312
Male - 159
Female - 292