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Aurora University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Illinois

Description

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
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 110

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 39:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Financial Resources

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Contact Information

Address:
347 S. Gladstone Ave
Aurora Illinois 60504

Website: http://www.aurora.edu

Main Email: admission@aurora.edu

Main Phone: 800-742-5281

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Transfer Admission
Office of Admission & Financial Aid
630-844-5533
transfer@aurora.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Registrar's Office
630-844-5462
reg@aurora.edu

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

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.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
NA

Essay(s) required:
NA

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.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

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Financial Aid

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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Benedictine University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Illinois

Description

As an academic community committed to liberal arts and professional education¢´ ´Ódistinguished and guided by its Roman Catholic tradition and Benedictine heritage¢´ ´ÓBenedictine University prepares its students for a lifetime as active, informed and responsible citizens and leaders in the world community. A Benedictine education is designed to be flexible so that it can meet current social needs, developing in its graduates the capacity to adapt as they enter the working world, and the ability to manage change and difficulties in a confident and positive manner. Benedictine fulfills its commitment to its mission through excellence in teaching and interaction between students and faculty.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 5850
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 101

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 58:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

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Graduation and Retention Information

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Contact Information

Address:
5700 College Rd
Lisle Illinois 60532

Website: http://www.ben.edu

Main Email: admissions@ben.edu

Main Phone: 630-829-6300

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Anthony Scola
Transfer Admission Counselor, Enrollment Center
630-829-6300
admissions@ben.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Jon Miller
Associate Dean, Student Success Center
630-829-6515
jmiller@ben.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Jenny Erickson
International Admission Counselor, Enrollment Center
630-829-6300
admissions@ben.edu

Athletics Contact:
Mark McHorney
Director of Athletics, Athletics
630-829-6150
mmchorney@ben.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
With 20+ transferrable credit hours, the minimum G.P.A. is 2.0 / 4.0.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Courses are accepted with the grade of "C" or better in the major and for skills requirements, and "D" or better in all other areas.

Credits (Min/Max):
There is no maximum limit on the number of hours accepted, however, all students must meet the University residency requirements for graduation.

Test Scores for Applying:
N/A if 20+ transferrable credit hours.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Only required for students below the minimum admission requirements.

Essay(s) required:
Only required for students below the minimum admission requirements.

Application Fee:
$40 application fee. Fee may be waived if student visits campus.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.ben.edu/admissions/applynow.asp

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

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Transfer Statistics

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
We offer many scholarships for transfer students.

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Chicago State University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Illinois

Description

Chicago State University is a public institution located in the south side of Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1867 as a teacher training school housed in a leaky railroad car, today Chicago State is a mid-sized master's-level university. Undergraduates can chose from 36 bachelor's degree programs. At the graduate level, the university offers 22 master's and two doctoral degree programs. Among undergraduates, psychology and professional fields such as business, nursing, education, and criminal justice are all popular. Chicago State University In athletics, the Chicago State University Cougars compete in the NCAA Division I Great West Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Nursing, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 6820
Total Grad Students: 1153
Undergraduate Students: 5667
Faculty: 308

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1

Percent Male: 29%
Percent Female: 71%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 3%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 14%

Transfer-Out Rate
32

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
95th St At King Dr
Chicago Illinois 60628

Website: http://www.csu.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 773-995-2000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Admissions Contact
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions
773.995.2513
ug-admissions@csu.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Alicia L. Ross
Assistant Director of Student Services, Office of Student Services
773.995.2861
aross21@csu.edu

Athletics Contact:
Beverly M. John
Athletic Director, Athletic Department
773.995.2295
bm-john@csu.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer applicants must have a grade point average of 2.00 to be considered for admission.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:

Credits (Min/Max):
An applicant with less than 24 semester/36 quarter college credit, they must apply using the freshman requirements.

Test Scores for Applying:
Applicants with less than 24 semester/36 quarter college credit must submit their standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:
A nonrefundable application fee of $25.00 is required for each application.

Other Requirements:
Transfer students may be required to participate in the University Assessment Program in English, mathematics and reading.

Fall Deadline:
15-Jul

Spring Deadline:
15-Nov

Summer Deadline:
1-May

Apply Here:
http://www.csu.edu/Admissions/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 16 19
English 15 20
Math 15 17
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 43%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -43%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 2400

Other Expenses: 3900

Room and Board: 8222

Tuition and Fees: 15662

Total Cost: 30184

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 9062

Total Cost – In-State: 23584

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
The mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid is to support the University's overall goal of providing an affordable, quality education by providing financial assistance to those students and their families seeking to offset their educational costs.

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6172

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 95%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 86%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 54%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

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Columbia College Chicago

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Illinois

Description

With more than 120 academic programs and nearly 11,000 students, Columbia College Chicago is the largest and most diverse private arts and media college in the nation. Because of our size, we can offer an unparalleled array of courses with exceptional technological resources in the heart of one of America's greatest cities. The city is our laboratory. We live in 16 buildings that sit in the heart of Chicago's South Loop, home to the Chicago Symphony, the Art Institute, and the Museum Campus. Chicago inspires and instructs: Students gain real-world experience through internships and part-time jobs in the city.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 12464
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 342

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 36:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

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Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

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Contact Information

Address:
600 South Michigan
Chicago Illinois 60605

Website: http://www.colum.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 312-663-1600

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Murphy Monroe
Executive Director of Admissions, Office of Undergraduate Admissions
312-344-7130
admissions@colum.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Susan Sindlinger
Director, Office of Transfer Evaluation
312-344-7984
ssindlinger@colum.edu

International Admissions Contact:
312-344-7130
intladmissions@colum.edu

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
There is no minimum GPA required.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit may be granted for a course taken at a regionally accredited institution where course work is similar to that taught at Columbia and a grade of at least a C has been earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
There is no credit minimum. Maximum credits from a two-year institution - 62 credits. Maximum credits from a four-year institution - 88 credits.

Test Scores for Applying:
While not required, SAT scores are recommended for all applicants.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
One letter of recommendation from an instructor, guidance counselor or other individual who is qualified to comment on your potential to complete college level work in an arts and communications curriculum is required.

Essay(s) required:
All applicants must complete the essay found on the application.

Application Fee:
Yes, $35 nonrefundable fee must be submitted with the application.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:
1-May

Spring Deadline:
15-Nov

Summer Deadline:
1-May

Apply Here:
http://apply.colum.edu/apply/authentication.do?cmd=login-check

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1994

Transfers Accepted: 1794

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 90%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2002

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

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Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Transfer Scholarships - Dempsey J. Travis Scholarship Foundation, Hillary Kalish Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Poetry Scholarship, Ronn Pitts Scholarship, Transfer Student Scholarship. Contact Student Financial Services at 866-705-0200.

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Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

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Concordia University Chicago

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Illinois

Description

As a distinctive, comprehensive university of The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and based in the liberal arts, Concordia University equips men and women to serve and lead with integrity, creativity, competence, and compassion in a diverse, interconnected, and increasingly urbanized church and world. Concordia University is the university of choice for those seeking a Christian institution in the Midwest which provides a broad, liberal arts based undergraduate education, as well as graduate and professional programs in areas of demonstrated competence, which serve a particular need of society and advance the mission of the Church.

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4185
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 105

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 40:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: %

Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From:

Contact Information

Address:
7400 Augusta Street
River Forest Illinois 60305

Website: http://www.cuchicago.edu

Main Email: admission@cuchicago.edu

Main Phone: 708-771-8300

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Brooke Klauer
Transfer Counselor, Admissions
(708) 209-3102
brooke.klauer@cuchicago.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Josh Davis
Transfer Counselor, Admissions
(708) 209-3102
josh.davis@cuchicago.edu

Athletics Contact:
Pete Gnan
Director, Athletics
(708) 209-3116
crfathletics@cuchicago.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The minimum cumulative GPA for all coursework must be a 2.00 on a 4.00 scale, with evidence of good academic standing at the last college attended.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Courses with a grade of 'F' are not transferable.

Credits (Min/Max):
Only 67 semester hrs of lower-level credit from a regionally accredited institution will be counted, unless extra hrs are used to fulfill gen ed requirements in the Adult Accelerated Degree Program. 1/2 of all credits must be completed here.

Test Scores for Applying:
If you have completed fewer than 15 college-level credit hours (22.5 quarter hours), you will need to submit official ACT or SAT1 scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Concordia does not publish a requirement for the submission of letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Concordia does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay, nor does it ask for one with your application.

Application Fee:
There is no fee to apply.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.cuchicago.edu/admission/apply/index.asp

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books:

Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From:

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
In 2009-2010, transfer students received financial aid packages that averaged $19,100.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

Financial Aid Data From:

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information