Aurora University

Aurora, Illinois

Overview

Address347 S Gladstone Ave
School Websiteaurora.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Aurora University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Aurora, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,296 students applied to Aurora University. Of those students, 2,675 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Aurora University was $24,000, in addition to fees of $260. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Aurora University.

Aurora University has a 54% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Aurora University acceptance rate is 81%. To put this into perspective, 2,675 of the 3,296 students who applied to Aurora University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Aurora University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Aurora University had an SAT score between the range of 970 and 1,150. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Aurora University was between 19 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Aurora University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Aurora University, the tuition for in-state residents is $24,000. Combined with fees of $260, room and board costs of $9,862, other expenses of $2,872 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $37,994.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $24,260 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Aurora University to $37,994 for out-of-state students.

Students at Aurora University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Aurora University was $4,997 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 47%.

Aurora University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Aurora University.

Aurora University has a good gender split, with 65% of undergraduates being female and 35% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 85% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 14% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Aurora University is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Aurora University to thrive in your studies.

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