Aurora University

Admission requirements

  • A completed Graduate Application for Admission.
  • Transcripts (official, sealed in envelope) from all prior undergraduate and graduate colleges and/or universities. Aurora University accepts official electronic transcripts at
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with an average GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students with a GPA of less than 3.0 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Undergraduate curriculum must include three semester hours in statistics, research and physical assessment.
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your professional or academic abilities.
  • Your Statement of Purpose should be typewritten, double-spaced narrative of two to three pages and reflect standards of graduate-level writing. Please address the following in your statement:
    • Why have you chosen to pursue a dual MSW/MBA degree and what are your professional aspirations?
    • Why have you chosen Aurora University to pursue your degree?
    • If your GPA is below 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, were there extenuating circumstances that affected your past academic performance? Please explain.