Aurora University: Ranking & Review

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Aurora
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United States
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World
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112734492
Top 27%

Aurora University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate87%87%88%
Applicants3,0611,3101,751
Admissions2,6731,1391,534
Enrolled undergraduates801357444
Enrolled total (including graduate students)5,8331,8274,006

1,008 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

696 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores110
Percent of students submitting SAT scores14%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
525
Math
515

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores692
Percent of students submitting ACT scores86%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
20
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Aurora University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$37,028$37,028
Off-campus$31,898$31,898
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,470 and other expenses per full academic year.

Aurora University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 737 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$23,260$23,260
Fees for full-time undergraduates$260$260
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$670$670
Tuition for Full-time graduates$10,800$10,800
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$600$600

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1223797508
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services213110323
Health Professions and Related Programs27422296
Education6717536278
Psychology731285
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service6060
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs461258
English Language and Literature & Letters2424
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2222
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2121
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1818
History1414
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1313
Social Sciences88
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies88
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities66
Mathematics and Statistics66
Visual and Performing Arts55
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics33
Philosophy and Religious Studies11
Legal Professions and Studies
Grand Total1,004710431,757

A total of 1,004 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Aurora University.

At the master's and doctor's level 753 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate53%46%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Founded1893
MottoSapientes abscondunt scientiam
Wise persons will carry away knowledge
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsroyal blue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff537
Instructional FTE247
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteaurora.edu
Address347 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, Illinois, 60506-4892
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population198,000
Phone6308926431
Fax+1 (630) 844 5463

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