Aurora University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Aurora, IL

$25,060

Avg tuition

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About Aurora University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Aurora University is a medium-sized private university located on a suburban campus in Aurora, Illinois. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,246, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 87%. The university offers 48 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 54%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for students are $25,060.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

87% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 965-1130

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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6k

Students Enrolled

20%

Online Student Enrollment

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

53%

Hispanic

27%

Black

8%

Unknown

6%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

70%

Socio-economic diversity

49% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

14

Total Online Enrollment

1,252

Student Location Breakout

20% 80%

Percent of Programs Online

81% On-campus

19% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 13% online

Graduate Certificate 100% online

Master's 35% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

49%

State Grant Aid

52%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

49%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,933
State Grant Aid $4,721
Institution Grant Aid $12,146
Pell Grant Aid $4,564

Financial Outlook

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.