If you are thinking about applying to Aurora University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here's an overiew of some of Aurora University's admissions stats.
|Aurora University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Mean SAT Score||1055|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||35%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||14%|
These are the application deadlines for Aurora University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Aurora University does not offer early decision or early action.
Aurora University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Aurora University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Aurora University accepted 86% of students, approximately 2,680 from 3,101 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Aurora University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Aurora University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
What does Aurora University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Aurora University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Aurora University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Aurora University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to Aurora University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Aurora University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Aurora University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 35% of Aurora University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 14% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Aurora University applicants, you should aim to earn between 970 and 1120 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Aurora University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1120 and 25% of scored lower than 970, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Aurora University student is 1055.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Aurora University students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 480 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Aurora University students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 480 or higher.
To be most competitive at Aurora University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 24 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Aurora University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Aurora University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Aurora University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Aurora University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Aurora University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Aurora University.
Does Aurora University accept transfer credits?
✅ Aurora University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Aurora University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Aurora University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Aurora University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Aurora University?
❌ No, Aurora University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Aurora University's acceptance rate?
✅ Aurora University's acceptance rate is 86%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Aurora University?
❌ Aurora University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Aurora University? Aurora University is a somewhat selective institution. The Aurora University acceptance rate is 86%. This means that the institution accepts 86 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
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
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1120 and Above
970 to 1120
970 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Aurora University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.56. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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