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Impact of COVID-19 on Admission
Impact of COVID-19 on Admission

We are now accepting applications for fall 2021. View information about every step of the college decision process — from virtual visits to the application to financial aid — all in one place.

Spartan Summer
Spartan Summer Classes

Explore AU's affordable summer course offerings, covering a variety of topics to help you move forward with your degree and beyond.

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Experience campus

See all AU has to offer. We are open for safe, on-campus visits. Schedule your personalized tour or connect with us through a virtual visit.

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We make college affordable

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 98% of students receive financial assistance.

The AU Experience

Find a place to call home.

AU student-athletes represent the best of sportsmanship and success.

Discover endless opportunities to get involved.

AU’s 50+ majors and minors allow you to customize a degree around your interests.

AU’s 50+ majors and minors allow you to customize a degree around your interests.

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Our students are passionate about creative expression.


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


Intramural Sports


students work on campus

6,000-square-foot museum and art gallery


of first-year students commute


conference championships


free concerts, lectures, comedy shows, films, and theatre productions each year


major and finish in four years


major theatre productions annually


Student-Faculty Ratio


Academic All-Americans

40 acres

of campus to explore


alternative spring break trips every year


members of the University Chorale

Thrive on our campus located in a tree-lined residential neighborhood.

Twenty-four varsity sports. One team.

Something at AU is going to create a spark in you.

There are no boundaries in the pursuit of educational excellence.

We value the visual and performing arts.

We value the visual and performing arts.

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Life at AU

Dr. Sherrick and Sammy Spartan
Authentically AU

News and views from the president.

Celebrating Art and Ideas
Celebrating Arts and Ideas

Broaden your horizons through entertaining and informative presentations, ranging from concerts and films to dance programs and theatre productions — all for free.

Schingoethe Center
Schingoethe Center

Take advantage of our Smithsonian collaboration with a virtual exploration of art and cultural exhibits in our award-winning campus gallery and museum.


Date: Thursday - August 05, 2021
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: Aurora University Woodstock Center: 222 E. Church St., Woodstock, IL


Date: Thursday - August 19, 2021
Time: 12:00 am


Date: Monday - August 23, 2021
Time: 12:00 am

Spartan Athletic Park
Spartan Athletic Park

Our 80-acre multisport complex features high-quality practice and competition facilities, demonstrating AU’s commitment to your overall educational experience.


Located at the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action, the Labyrinth is where you can meditate, reflect, and explore your life’s calling.

State-of-the-Art Nursing Labs
State-of-the-Art Nursing Labs

AU brings the hospital into the classroom with high-tech labs that enhance your learning and understanding of health care.

Exercise Science Labs
Exercise Science Labs

Students and athletes take advantage of the latest technology to practice clinical skills and improve performance.