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Explore AU's direct-entry Master of Science in Nursing program, designed for students with bachelor's degrees in other fields who seek to become a registered nurse. The priority application deadline is June 1.
With our Plus One programs, you can set yourself apart in the job market and complete a graduate degree in just one year immediately following your undergraduate education.
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Be at the forefront of changing the world.
Lead organizations to be strategic, smart, and cutting-edge.
Teach young people to be the best they can be.
Develop your passion for providing health care and promoting wellness.
Nurture lives of health and well-being.
Help people become the best they can be.
The AU Experience
AU’s 50+ majors and minors allow you to customize a degree around your interests.Learn More
residence halls housing 700+ students
NCAA Division III teams
Student Organizations and Clubs
of Students Participate in Internships, Study Abroad, Research and Service Projects
free Celebrating Arts and Ideas events a year
states represented by the student body
NCAA tournament appearances
students work on campus
6,000-square-foot museum and art gallery
of first-year students commute
free concerts, lectures, comedy shows, films, and theatre productions each year
major and finish in four years
major theatre productions annually
of campus to explore
alternative spring break trips every year
members of the University Chorale
We value the visual and performing arts.Learn More
Life at AU
Broaden your horizons through entertaining and informative presentations, ranging from concerts and films to dance programs and theatre productions — all for free.
Aurora University is one of four institutions to receive the Illinois State Board of Education 2022 IWAS Teacher Residency Grant. As a grant recipient, AU will partner with West Aurora School District 129 to develop a year-long residency program that will allow diverse teaching candidates to...
You may feel some pressure to choose a major when starting college. You’re not alone. Almost two-thirds of college students feel overwhelmed by the process of selecting a major and about half are unsure of their career path when they start college, according to one higher education...
Roald Berg ’56, who returned to his alma mater to teach mathematics and coach men’s basketball, passed away. He was 87. A lifelong Aurora resident, Berg distinguished himself throughout his career, and was selfless in his mentoring of Aurora College students. Berg met the love of his...
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