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At AU, we make every decision with your goals in mind. Here you will get an exceptional education at an affordable cost that will prepare you for a purposeful life and fulfilling career.

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No matter what you study at Aurora University, you’ll learn more about yourself. That’s because AU professors don’t just teach in classrooms, they partner with you to build the knowledge and skills you need to realize your potential, achieve your goals, and have an impact on the world.

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The AU Experience

It starts with a beautiful campus — a place rich in history that will inspire your future. At AU, you will find a supportive community dedicated to your success. You will make meaningful connections with your professors, fellow students, and alumni. AU feels like home.

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Choose from more than 60 undergraduate academic programs and learn from award-winning professors who make teaching a priority.

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Experience state-of-the-art labs and class settings that encourage relaxed and open discussions.


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A future inspired.

“One course at AU changed my life. During my freshman year, I took Introduction to Environmental Studies, even though I wasn’t into nature. Fortunately, Professor Barclay brought my class outside to literally show us what we were learning. She also introduced me to literature that gave me a deeper appreciation for where we live. Now I’m a biology and environmental studies and sustainability double major with a part-time job in a lab doing what I love: making the world a better place.” – Gwen '24, biology and environmental studies and sustainability double major

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