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Colleges / Aurora University

Aurora University

Aurora, IL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate86%
Acceptance Rate86%

About Aurora University

Aurora University is a private, nonprofit institution in the suburb of Aurora, Illinois. Aurora University was founded in 1893. The college currently enrolls around 6,221 students per year, including 4,114 undergraduate students.

Aurora University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Aurora University. Aurora University admitted 86% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 2,680 out of 3,101 total applicants were accepted.

Aurora University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 86%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 35%

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Aurora University is locatedin the town of Aurora, Illinois, near the city of Chicago.

If you are interested in seeing Aurora University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 88 to Aurora, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Chicago-O'Hare International.

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College Info

347 South Gladstone Avenue Aurora, IL 60506

Campus Setting: Suburban

Aurora University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Aurora University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Aurora University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Aurora University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

970 - 1120


Math SAT Range

480 - 560


Reading SAT Range

480 - 570

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1120 and Above


970 to 1120


970 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Aurora University students is 1055. Applicants with SAT scores of 1120 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Aurora University, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1120 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Aurora University.

Aurora University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Aurora University is like? There are approximately 6,221 students enrolled at Aurora University, including 4,114 undergraduate students and 2,107 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 87% percent are from IL and 13% percent of students are from other states.


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