Aurora University


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Illinois


Aurora University welcomes transfer and adult students. The university is committed to serving transfer and adult students by offering quality academic programs and flexible transfer policies. The university offers daytime classes as well as evening classes in the adult degree completion program.

Founded in 1893, Aurora University is an independent university that is home to approximately 4,000 degree seeking students. Forty undergraduate degree programs and 36 minors are offered.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4291
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Faculty: 110

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 39:1
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Contact Information

347 S. Gladstone Ave
Aurora Illinois 60504


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Main Phone: 800-742-5281

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Office of Admission & Financial Aid

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Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
Regular admission is based on a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale from all previous institutions.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Credit earned at previous colleges with a grade of at least a C- is transferable if it is non-technical in nature and is comparable to credit offered at Aurora University.

Credits (Min/Max):
Students who have completed at least 15 semester hours of transferable hours are welcome to apply. The maximum transferable credit from a community college is 68 semester hours.

Test Scores for Applying:
Students with fewer than 30 semester hours must submit high school transcripts and ACT or SAT scores.

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Application Fee:
If students complete and submit the application online, the $25 application fee is waived.

Other Requirements:
Applications are accepted for both the Fall and Spring semesters. The College of Education, School of Nursing and School of Social Work have departmental admission requirements.

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General Financial Aid Information:
For full-time transfer students, merit scholarships range from $2,500 to $7,000 a year with additional $1,500 a year for Phi Theta Kappa members. Students should also apply for federal financial aid.

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