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Aurora University Student Life

Aurora University is on a 70-acre campus in a suburban setting in Aurora, Illinois, not far from Chicago. There are many activities and organizations for Aurora University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Aurora University also has fraternities and sororities.

Aurora University has a thriving Latin American Student Organization. In fact, more students participate in Latin American Student Organization than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Aurora University include Student Nursing Association, Phi Eta Sigma, Educators Rising and American Marketing Association.

Aurora University students' favorite campus events are Fall Involvement Fair, Spring Fling Carnival and Pancake Night.

Aurora University Housing

Aurora University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

The majority of Aurora University students live on campus. In 2021, 9% of undergrads at Aurora University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 91% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Aurora University. There are 659 spots available in on-campus housing for all 4,158 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 3 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Aurora University offers coed housing and .

Is Aurora University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Aurora University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Aurora University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Aurora University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Aurora University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Aurora University, take Interstate 88 to Aurora, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to O'Hare International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Illinois you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Aurora University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Aurora University Students

65%

Women

35%

Men

92%

Full Time

8%

Part Time

90%

In State

10%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

44%

36%

6%

6%

3%

3%

1%

0.22%

0.12%

Undergraduate Students

4,158

Graduate Students

2,107

Non-Resident / International Students

25

Aurora University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,265

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$26,760

Out-of-State

$26,760

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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