Aurora University

country rank  790
world rank  2244

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University Overview

Established in 1893, Aurora University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Aurora (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Illinois. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Williams Bay. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Aurora University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aurora University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 125 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Aurora University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1893
Motto Sapientes abscondunt scientiam
Wise persons will carry away knowledge
Colours Royal blue and white

University Location

Address 347 S Gladstone Avenue
Aurora (population range: 50,000-249,999)
60506-4892 Illinois
United States
T +1 (630) 892 6431
F +1 (630) 844 5463
Other locations Williams Bay

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 347 South Gladstone Avenue
Aurora 60506-4892
+1 (630) 844 5533
800 742 5281

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Aurora University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018