About Aurora University
On Campus Housing
Aurora University is a private not-for-profit type institution which was established in 1893. The institution adopted a broader mission and moved to a new campus on the western edge of the nearby community of Aurora. In the 1970s and 1980s, there was an expansion of curricular offerings in a number of professional fields and the awarding of advanced degrees in selected disciplines. In 1992, the university and George Williams College traditions were combined when the two institutions entered into an affiliation agreement that made a path for a merger eight years later.
University's acceptance rate is 88%.
The student-faculty ratio is 17:1.
The graduation rate of the university is 58%.
The total student population of the university is 5,643, which includes 3,983 full-time and 1,660 part-time students.
Online Education at Aurora University
The university enables to learn practitioner-based faculty members focused on helping working professionals reach their goals
It provides 13 online programs across 8 majors.
Students receive personal support from the day of enrollment till graduation.
Students can take up their class from anywhere in the world and can clarify their doubts with the university's 24/7 tech support.
Professors put in lots of efforts into teaching their classes and the students agree that their workload is easy to manage.
Students believe that Aurora's ability to improve and change for its students is very high.
- The university is ranked 123rd in 'Regional Universities- Midwest', according to the US News.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$77,797 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The university is committed to providing students with affordable and high-quality programs. More than 96 percent of students get the scholarships for their education.
Students are required to fill up the FAFSA Form. Aurora University federal school code is 001634.
Federal Grants includes Pell Grants and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG).
Federal Loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan are offered. Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.
Institutional Grants are Aurora University Grant, Aurora University Graduate Grant, Aurora University Opportunity Grant, and University Promise Grant, and Institutional Scholarships such as Board of Trustees Scholarship, James E. Crimi Presidential Scholarship, and Deans' Scholarship are offered.
Illinois Monetary Award Program Grants (MAP) are included under State Grants.
Military Aid provided is the Yellow Ribbon Program.