Colleges Near Aurora

Colleges and universities near me in the Aurora, Illinois area

There 73 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 498,492 students.

Located in Illinois with a population of 197,899, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Aurora. Driving time to these schools from Aurora should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is University of Chicago in Chicago. The largest college in the area is University of Illinois at Chicago enrolling 31,683 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Aurora.


73 results

Aurora University
A
Aurora, IL
 
Aurora University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#29 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 6,005enrollment
  • $17,906net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 965-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23*Avg GPA

3 miles from Aurora

North Central College
N
Naperville, IL
North Central College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#14 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,928enrollment
  • $25,536net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

8 miles from Aurora

Waubonsee Community College
W
Sugar Grove, IL
 
Waubonsee Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 9,176enrollment
  • $4,615net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Aurora

Benedictine University
B
Lisle, IL
 
Benedictine University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#23 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 4,940enrollment
  • $25,604net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 990-1163SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.28*Avg GPA

10 miles from Aurora

College of DuPage
D
Glen Ellyn, IL
College of DuPage

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 24,900enrollment
  • $6,388net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

12 miles from Aurora

Wheaton College
W
Wheaton, IL
Wheaton College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,944enrollment
  • $28,795net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1220-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.71Avg GPA

12 miles from Aurora

Lewis University
L
Romeoville, IL
 
Lewis University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 6,440enrollment
  • $19,520net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1200SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

15 miles from Aurora

Elgin Community College
E
Elgin, IL
 
Elgin Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,567enrollment
  • $4,565net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Aurora

Joliet Junior College
J
Joliet, IL
Joliet Junior College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 14,726enrollment
  • $4,558net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from Aurora

University of St Francis
S
Joliet, IL
 
University of St Francis

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 3,927enrollment
  • $17,687net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

19 miles from Aurora

Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois
C
Addison, IL
 
Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 27,629enrollment
  • $23,715net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Aurora

Elmhurst College
E
Elmhurst, IL
Elmhurst College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 3,426enrollment
  • $22,791net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 990-1210SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.32Avg GPA

20 miles from Aurora

Judson University
J
Elgin, IL
 
Judson University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 1,256enrollment
  • $18,641net price
  • 39%acceptance rate
  • 880-1100SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

20 miles from Aurora

American InterContinental University Online
A
Hoffman Estates, IL
 
American InterContinental University Online

Private 4 Year

7 reviews

 

  • 8,777enrollment
  • $12,555net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

21 miles from Aurora

Moraine Valley Community College
M
Palos Hills, IL
 
Moraine Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,762enrollment
  • $1,933net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

24 miles from Aurora

The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg
I
Schaumburg, IL
 
The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 383enrollment
  • $16,922net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from Aurora

Concordia University Chicago
C
River Forest, IL
 
Concordia University Chicago

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#22 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 6,005enrollment
  • $17,051net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1180SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.02Avg GPA

26 miles from Aurora

Dominican University
D
River Forest, IL
Dominican University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

  • 2,990enrollment
  • $19,280net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA

26 miles from Aurora

FAQ's

The closest community college is Waubonsee Community College and is 9 miles from Aurora. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Waubonsee Community College are $3,312 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Waubonsee Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.