Aurora University: Review & Facts

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Aurora University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,425 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1893 and is one of the 2 schools located in Aurora, Illinois.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
Fair
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Aurora University.

Aurora University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Social Work, Education, Business, Management, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Aurora University is fair at 70% (close to Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Aurora University is below average - 58%.

Student to faculty ratio at Aurora University is decent - 17:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,200
High
Average tuition charges are high, $21,900 per year. The additional fees at Aurora University (not included in tuition costs) are about $300; this comes to $22,200 per year.

Read the details about Aurora University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
Doable
According to government data, 2,843 applications were submitted and 2,196 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Aurora University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,000
Medium
Aurora University offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Aurora University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Aurora University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 800 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, about $6,000 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Aurora University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Aurora University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Aurora University Location and Maps



Post Address: Aurora University, 347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, Illinois 60506-4892, USA
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