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Aurora University Demographics & Diversity

Aurora, Illinois

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Aurora University are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 44% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Aurora University students
Race Percent of Students
White 56%
Black 8%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 124% more female students than male students enrolled at Aurora University with a gender ratio of 69% women to 31% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Aurora University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Aurora University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 31%
Women 69%
Enrollment by gender for Aurora University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,851
Women 4,154

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Aurora University serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Aurora University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$77,796 per year

49% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 20.9%
Part time Undergrads 12.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=143118 IPEDS survey data for Aurora University.