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Aurora University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Aurora University

Website: http://www.aurora.edu
Address: 347 S Gladstone Ave , Aurora , Illinois - 60506-4892
Phone: (630) 892-6431
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate
Campus setting
Large Suburb
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Northern Athletics Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning No
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
1,435
544
889
Percent admitted
80%
77%
81%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
33%
35%
32%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
440
570
SAT Math
440
540
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
20
24
ACT English
19
24
ACT Math
18
25
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $17,400
Out-of-state tuition $17,400
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $7,540
On-campus other expenses $2,322
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
100%
-
Federal grant aid
29%
$4,417
State or local grant aid
41%
$4,490
Institutional grant aid
99%
-
Loan aid
70%
$4,867
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
4,291
30%
70%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,202
Estimated graduates enrolled 2,089
Undergraduates 24 years old 76%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 24%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 47%
Men 45%
Women 48%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 33%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 44%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 47%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $16,190 $16,850 $17,500 $18,200 4.0%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,472 $6,648 $7,192 $7,618 5.9%
Other $2,122 $2,322 $2,322 $2,522 8.6%
Off Campus          
Room and board $4,056 $4,156 $4,156 $4,356 4.8%
Other $3,422 $3,522 $3,522 $3,522 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $7,478 $7,678 $7,678 $7,878 2.6%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $25,784 $26,820 $28,014 $29,340 4.7%
Off Campus $24,668 $25,528 $26,178 $27,078 3.4%
Off Campus with Family $24,668 $25,528 $26,178 $27,078 3.4%

Map & Directions

Map of Aurora University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,620 611 1,009
Percent admitted 71% 68% 73%
Percent admitted who enrolled 36% 39% 35%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 22 5%
ACT 396 95%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1938 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 9/22/2000 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 10/17/2008 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 4/1/1983 -   Accredited