Aurora University Rankings

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In the World#3838 of 14178
In North America#1095 of 2629
In the United States#1022 of 2528
In Illinois#40 of 100
In Aurora#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
87%
Average SAT
1048
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$17,906 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
4,104
Graduates
2,142
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
aurora.edu

Aurora University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate87%87%87%
Applicants2,9021,1211,781
Admissions2,5179711,546
Freshmen enrolled full time811295516
Freshmen enrolled part time33

129 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,123 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
657 or 81%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 965
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Aurora University are 965-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
259 or 32%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Aurora University are 18-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3281 (53%)
Hispanic1681 (27%)
Black or African American530 (8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown398 (6%)
Two or more races162 (3%)
Asian150 (2%)
Nonresident Alien23 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native7 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$17,906/year
Average aid awarded
$17,040
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,103
$30-48K$13,845
$48-75K$15,881
$75-110K$19,609
$110K+$22,362

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$24,800$12,600
Tuition in-state$24,800$12,600
Tuition out-of-state$24,800$12,600
Fee in-district$260
Fee in-state$260
Fee out-of-state$260

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity636
Combined charge for room and board$11,700
Room charge$6,500
Meal charge$5,200

Aurora University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Social Work1674888
Business Administration and Management, General142134
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse198
Educational Leadership and Administration, General6021
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies743
Psychology, General70
Accounting4122
Elementary Education and Teaching347
Marketing & Marketing Management, General36
Educational & Instructional Technology31
Speech Communication and Rhetoric30
Biology & Biological Sciences, General27
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies26
Special Education and Teaching, General815
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other23
Kinesiology and Exercise Science22
Finance, General22
Computer Science21
Disability Studies17
Applied Behavior Analysis17
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management15
Mathematics, General77
Secondary Education and Teaching13
Political Science and Government, General12
History, General11
Reading Teacher Education9
English Language and Literature, General8
Art & Art Studies, General7
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching6
Athletic Training & Trainer6
Curriculum and Instruction6
Public Administration6
Actuarial Science5
Animal-Assisted Therapy5
Therapeutic Recreation & Recreational Therapy5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Music, General4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Sociology4
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies3
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist3
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs2
Philosophy2
Musical Theatre1
Sustainability Studies1
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth1
Grand Total1,07481335
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%44%62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%

Publications & Citations

Publications
375
Citations
6,790

Publication count by topic

Psychology
139
Sociology
49
Medicine
37
Political science
26
History
18
Business
14
Computer science
14
Philosophy
11
Biology
11
Engineering
9
Economics
9
Art
8
Chemistry
7
Materials science
3
Geography
2
Environmental science
2
Geology
1
Mathematics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology16533,772
Environmental science2204672
Sociology2376184
Political science241894
History26944
Economics2713203
Medicine3324692
Engineering3335197
Business3405107
Computer science4325170
Biology4650193
Geography47349
Chemistry4847120
Materials science55107

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990022
1991025
199248
1993424
1994230
1995430
1996428
1997357
1998056
1999757
2000362
2001472
2002298
2003484
2004990
20058112
20066184
20073210
20089244
200914255
20109287
201113313
201214392
201313415
201418399
201522424
201612422
201721371
201825409
201917517
202015485

General info

Founded1893
WikipediaAurora University
MottoSapientes abscondunt scientiam
Wise persons will carry away knowledge
Colorsroyal blue, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Session (May - July)
Total FTE staff576
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address347 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, Illinois, 60506-4892
United States
City population198,000
Phone6308926431
Fax+1 (630) 844 5463

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