Aurora University


Discover Aurora University.

Your journey at AU begins with choices. Maybe you already know what you want to study. Or perhaps you’re unsure. Either way, you’ll be introduced to a world of options.

You’ll learn from award-winning professors who make teaching a priority. You’ll be supported by academic tutors and counselors who will help chart your journey. You’ll grow through volunteer programs and professional experiences. You’ll graduate prepared to succeed.

All this will be done on a safe, tree-lined campus nestled in a residential neighborhood with easy access to Chicago.

This is where you’ll discover what matters. And build your life around it.

About AU


Main Campus: Aurora, Illinois – the second-largest city in Illinois — less than an hour from Chicago

AU Online

Orchard Center: Aurora, Illinois

George Williams College: Williams Bay, Wisconsin

Woodstock Center: Woodstock, Illinois

Fast Facts:

Tuition and Fees for 2019–2020 (full-time): $25,960 per year

Room and Board for 2019–2020: $11,690 (average)

98%+ of students received generous financial aid packages

Plus One graduate programs allow you to complete a master’s degree in just one year

Wide variety of undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates and endorsements


private, nonprofit, fully accredited university


semesters, fall and spring; Optional May Travel and summer courses


students on the Illinois and Wisconsin campuses


Student-Faculty Ratio