|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Aurora University and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate ranking it #54 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,517 out of 2,902 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 62 percent. Aurora University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Aurora University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||485|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||965|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1050|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Aurora University?
Aurora University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 965 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 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #38 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1130 and Above||Good||>92%|
|1047 to 1130||Avg +||87%-92%|
|965 to 1047||Avg -||80%-87%|
|883 to 965||Reach||70%-80%|
|Less than 883||Low||<70%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #39 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Aurora University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>93%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||87%-93%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||81%-87%|
|16 to 18||Reach||74%-81%|
|Less than 16||Low||<74%|
What GPA do you need to get into Aurora University?
Applicants 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 87% of all applicants.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.23 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||30%||32%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 10, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Aurora University is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Aurora University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor 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.
78% of students submit their SAT scores to Aurora University. 38% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
87% 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 965 and 1130. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 38% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.