Aurora University

Aurora University

Aurora University, also referred to as AU, is a private liberal arts college located in Aurora, Illinois, United States. It was founded as Mendota Seminary in Mendota, Illinois in 1893. It was used for training ministers and lay workers of the Advent Christian Church. Aurora College legally separated from the Advent Christian Church in 1971 and, in 1985, it was renamed Aurora University. The main campus spreads across an area of more than 250 acres. Aurora University is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education
  • College of Professional Studies

Aurora University sponsors more than 15 sports teams which are nicknamed the Spartans. It also hosts several student clubs and organizations including Fashion Loves You (FLY), Future Leaders of The World (FLOW), and The Actors and Playwrights Society (TAPS).

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Disability Studies
Computer Science
Education, General
Bilingual And Multilingual Education
Curriculum And Instruction
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Special Education And Teaching, General
Education/Teaching Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Levels And Methods, Other
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
Writing, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management, General
Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Religion/Religious Studies
Psychology, General
Applied Behavior Analysis
Community Organization And Advocacy
Social Work
Youth Services/Administration
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Musical Theatre
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
History, General
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Financial aid
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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