Study at Aurora UniversityAurora University, also referred to as AU, is a private liberal arts college located in Aurora, Illinois, United States. It was founded as Mendota Seminary in Mendota, Illinois in 1893. It was used for training ministers and lay workers of the Advent Christian Church. Aurora College legally separated from the Advent Christian Church in 1971 and, in 1985, it was renamed Aurora University. The main campus spreads across an area of more than 250 acres. Aurora University is organized into the following academic divisions:
Profile of Aurora UniversityAurora, IL is home to Aurora. Aurora is a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Aurora go up to the Doctoral degree.
Students commonly pursue studies in education and teaching and family and social work.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 520. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 490 and 600.
Aurora has 3, 946 enrolled students . A very high share of students at the school are female.
Full-time students are the norm at Aurora. The school offers students meal plans. Aurora values student athletics, and belongs to the Illini-Badger Intercollegiate Football Conference.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Aurora University - an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning. "
Aurora Programs and Degrees
347 S Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506-4892
General Phone: (630) 892-6431