The acceptance rate at Aurora University is 84%. It ranks #48 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Aurora University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,489 out of 2,965 applicants were admitted.
The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent (SAT 980/1140 ACT 19/23). Aurora University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.46. 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Aurora University application fee is $0 and applications are due by Mar 10.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Aurora University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1060
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Aurora University?
Aurora University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 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 900. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. Aurora University ranks #26 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.
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|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||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||21
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 #32 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Aurora University.
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What GPA do you need to get into Aurora University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Aurora University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Aurora University was 3.46 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.46 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Aurora University accepts 84% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||16.73%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||19.37%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.49||17.86%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||14.97%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||14.84%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||2.39%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.5%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||33%||31%||32%|
Applicants have 97 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Mar 10, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Aurora University is $0. The school is free to apply to.
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|
|Recommendations||Considered but not 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.
84% 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 980 and 1140. 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 19 and 23. 38% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.