81%

Acceptance Rate

$16,309

Avg.Financial Aid

001634

FAFSA Code

About Aurora University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

6,005

Website

aurora.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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. 


Reviews

  • 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.

Location & Contact

Address

347 S Gladstone Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6308926431
Fax: 6308926431
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Rankings

  • The university is ranked 123rd in 'Regional Universities- Midwest', according to the US News.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

81%

SAT Range

970 - 1150

ACT Range

19 - 23

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,234

Average Annual Cost

$24,000

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$260

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,862

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,872

Total One Year Cost

$37,994

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

210 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

122 Graduates

Social Work

122 Graduates

Psychology, General

75 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

65 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

63 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

50 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

48 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

39 Graduates

Marketing

32 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

24 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

22 Graduates

Biology, General

22 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

21 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

16 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Computer Science

13 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

13 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

10 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

8 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

7 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

6 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

6 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

5 Graduates

Sociology

5 Graduates

Political Science and Government

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

3 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,020

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

42%

Full-time

88%

Part-time

12%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

50% White

7% Unknown

7% Black

31% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

0 Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

14%

Out Of State

85%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 52% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

52%

Undergrads in College Housing

25%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,500/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,200/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,200/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Spartans

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference

Total Male Athletes

399

Total Female Athletes

194

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$18,562

$26,879

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$193 - 279

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,309

Students Receiving Federal Grants

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,997

Students Receiving State Aid

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,592

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,826

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$20,614

$30K - $48K

$19,836

$48K - $75K

$18,110

$75K - $110K

$14,734

> $110K

$12,039

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$39,148,068

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$9,250,110

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. 

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