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Be at the forefront of changing the world.
Lead organizations to be strategic, smart, and cutting-edge.
Teach young people to be the best they can be.
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Nurture lives of health and well-being.
Help people become the best they can be.
We understand that a college education can be one of the biggest investments a family makes. At AU, a college degree is within your financial reach. We offer one of the lowest private school tuition rates in Illinois, and more than 98 percent of AU students receive generous financial assistance.
The AU Experience
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residence halls housing 700+ students
NCAA Division III teams
Student Organizations and Clubs
of Students Participate in Internships, Study Abroad, Research and Service Projects
free Celebrating Arts and Ideas events a year
states represented by the student body
NCAA tournament appearances
students work on campus
6,000-square-foot museum and art gallery
of first-year students commute
free concerts, lectures, comedy shows, films, and theatre productions each year
major and finish in four years
major theatre productions annually
of campus to explore
alternative spring break trips every year
members of the University Chorale
We value the visual and performing arts.Learn More
Life at AU
Broaden your horizons through entertaining and informative presentations, ranging from concerts and films to dance programs and theatre productions — all for free.
Aurora University student Basma Outhman ’21 has been recognized with the Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award, representing AU as Student Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. In the spirit of Abraham Lincoln, Student Laureates are honored for their “leadership and service in...
Aurora University congratulates the more than 1,600 undergraduate students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2020 semester. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have earned a 3.6 GPA or higher. Students recognized with high honors have earned a perfect 4.0. Students...
Choosing to earn your master’s degree is a big decision, and a very personal one. Your choice will depend on your goals, your field of study, and your finances. Here are six questions to ask yourself when considering if now is the right time for you to pursue an advanced degree. Can I get...
Date: Tuesday - March 02, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Virtual Event
Date: Wednesday - March 03, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Tucker Room
Date: Thursday - March 04, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm