Description

Transformation is the word that best summarizes Aurora University. With a commitment to teaching traditional as well as non-traditional students through innovative methods, Aurora also displays its commitment to transformation through its service work throughout the community.

Located in Aurora, Illinois, Aurora offers approximately 40 undergraduate degrees as well as about 10 master’s degrees. These are granted through one of Aurora’s colleges, which include the college of arts and sciences, the college of business, the college of education, the college of professional studies, the college of nursing and the college of social work.

One of its more innovative programs is the one designed for adult learners, which allows students to get their second bachelor’s degree in as little as a year and a half.

All Aurora Faculty use creative teaching methods so that students may perceive material in new and exciting ways. Since class sizes are small, it’s also easy for students to have more one-on-one time with their instructors.

Committed to civic service, Aurora offers many opportunities for students to help within the community. This is most clearly seen in the activities of the Institute for Collaboration, which is designed for students in such fields as nursing, education and social work. Through the Institute, students use their skills in their particular field to improve the lives of those within the community.

Aurora’s student organizations include service, musical, religious, literary and academic clubs as well as athletic teams. Residential housing, personal, academic and career counseling, health services, and financial aid are all offered at Aurora.

Quick Facts about Aurora University, Illinois

Region

Midwest

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Spartans

Website

www.aurora.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$ 19,250

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 19,250

Retention Rate

74%

Enrollment

4,007

Year Established

1893

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
2,202
Freshman Class
500
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
4,007

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
55%
Graduate
45%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Gender of Students

Women
58%
Men
42%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
11%
African American
8%
Caucasian
75%
Asian
2%
Unknown and Other
3%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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