Entering Freshmen


Admission Requirements | Entering Freshmen | Adult Students | Transfer Students
Special Admission Status | Conditional Admission | Second Bachelor's Degrees | Veterans

Students who have completed fewer than 15 semester hours or 22.5 quarter hours of college work are regarded as entering freshmen and are considered for regular admission on the basis of the following general requirements: 

  • Graduation from an accredited high school (in a college-preparatory curriculum) or completion of a G.E.D. certificate. Aurora University defines a college preparatory curriculum or its equivalent as totaling at least sixteen academic units as specified:

English 4 years
Mathematics 3 years
Social Studies 3 years
Science 3 years
Electives 3 years

  • High school class rank of at least 60th percentile
  • ACT Composite score of at least 19 on the first or second attempt (with no subscore below a 17) or combined SAT scores of at least 910 (with an English subscore of at least 410). 
  • Official transcripts of all high school and previous college work must be provided.  Official high school transcripts, documenting date of graduation, must be submitted to the Office of Admission and Financial aid prior to the beginning of the student's first semester of classes.

Conditional Admission

Conditional Admission may be granted in cases where the applicant fails to meet the stated requirements but shows other clear and strong evidence of ability and motivation necessary for academic success at Aurora University. 

Transcripts of all high school and previous college work must be provided.