Aurora University (AU)

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Aurora University can be found in Aurora, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around four thousand students enrolled each year at Aurora University.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores to AU. A score between 920 to 1120 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Aurora University (AU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.25. 76% of all those students that apply are accepted to AU, from which 34% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Aurora University (AU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Aurora University was reported as 75.9% in Fall 2013 with over 2,540 college applications submitted to Aurora University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • AU ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • AU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Aurora University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into AU, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Aurora University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 71.0%
  • 2010-2011: 73.0%
  • 2011-2012: 74.0%
  • 2012-2013: 74.6%
  • 2013-2014: 75.9%
  • Projected AU Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 74.5%

How Does Aurora University (AU) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Aurora University is thirty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
North Central College63.7%
Wheaton College68.7%
University of St Francis51.4%
Judson University70.7%
Elmhurst College71.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Aurora University (AU) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English19 - 24
Math19 - 24
Composite Score19 - 24
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