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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 98% of students receive 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.
Success often comes to people willing to listen to the advice of those who came before them. With that in mind, Aurora University reached out to alumni of the Plus One accelerated graduate degree programs from the past three years and asked what advice they have for this year’s class....
The job market for the class of 2021 has rebounded from the pandemic slump putting new graduates in a strong position to launch their careers. Job postings have increased dramatically this spring compared to a year ago when COVID-19 gripped the nation and hiring ground to a standstill. Still,...
By the time I entered college, I realized that becoming Indiana Jones was not a fully viable career path. I wasn’t exactly sure what I wanted to do when I was 18, but I knew I was curious, analytical, loved change, loved reading, and wanted to do something meaningful. For me, that meant an...
Date: Thursday - June 17, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm
Date: Monday - July 05, 2021
Time: 12:00 am
Date: Wednesday - July 07, 2021
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Tucker Room