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Aurora, Illinois

Aurora University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Aurora University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
87.3%
Admission Difficulty for Aurora University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Aurora University and can I get accepted? The school has a 87% acceptance rate. Last year, 2,673 out of 3,061 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 56 percent. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Aurora University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
14%
SAT Scores for Aurora University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Aurora University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1120

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Aurora University?

Aurora University typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. 14 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Aurora University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >92%
1115 to 1200 Avg + 87%-92%
1030 to 1115 Avg - 80%-87%
945 to 1030 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 945 Low <70%
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Aurora University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
86%
ACT Scores for Aurora University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Aurora University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 86 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Aurora University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Aurora University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >92%
21 to 23 Avg + 87%-92%
19 to 21 Avg - 80%-87%
17 to 19 Reach 70%-80%
Less than 17 Low <70%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Aurora University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Aurora University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,751 1,310 3,061
Accepted 1,534 1,139 2,673
Acceptance Rate 88% 87% 87%
Enrolled 444 357 801
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 31% 30%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Aurora University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Aurora University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Aurora University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.