Aurora University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Aurora University
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Aurora University and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #53 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,675 out of 3,296 applicants were admitted making Aurora University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 61 percent. Aurora University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Aurora University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT78%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1150|
|Average SAT Score||1060|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Aurora University?
Aurora University typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1150 and Above||Good||>88%|
|1060 to 1150||Avg +||81%-88%|
|970 to 1060||Avg -||71%-81%|
|880 to 970||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 880||Low||<60%|
Aurora University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT38%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Aurora University?
Admission data indicates that Aurora University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #33 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Aurora University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>88%|
|21 to 23||Avg +||81%-88%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||71%-81%|
|17 to 19||Reach||60%-71%|
|Less than 17||Low||<60%|
Avg. High School GPA3.23*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Aurora University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Aurora University was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #38 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.23 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Aurora University accepts 81% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||29%||28%||28%|
What are the requirements for admission to Aurora University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=143118 IPEDS survey data for Aurora University.
Frequently Asked Questions
78% of students submit their SAT scores to Aurora University. 38% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
81% of those who apply are granted admission to Aurora University. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1150. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.