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Aurora University
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  • 4 Year
  • AURORA, IL

Aurora University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade C+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
43%
Undergrads in College Housing
25%
Average Housing Cost
$6,500 / year
Poll
50%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 42 responses
Poll
60%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 67 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade C+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,200 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 43 responses
  • Ala carte
    28%
  • The Caf
    28%
  • Spartan Spot & Hideaway
    23%
  • Wednesdays in the Caf
    16%
  • Chicken parmason snadwhich and turkey with gravey
    2%
  • Quesadilla
    2%
49%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 51 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade B minus
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B minus
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 43 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    21%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    60%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    9%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    9%

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Safety

Safety
grade A minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
82%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 38 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 26 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    46%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    42%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    12%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 32 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    38%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    47%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    3%
  • Not very visible.
    6%
  • We have campus police?
    6%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 73 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    7%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    40%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    48%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    5%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Drama/Theater, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper
Music
Choral Groups, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Pep Band
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 14 responses
  • Sports
    21%
  • Varsity Soccer
    21%
  • Graduation
    14%
  • Involvement fair,
    14%
  • Intramurals
    7%
  • Open Mics
    7%
  • Softball
    7%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade C
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 53 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    9%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    21%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    25%
  • Parties? What parties?
    43%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 28 responses
  • We don't have on-campus parties.
    29%
  • Halloween
    14%
  • Spring Break
    11%
  • Super Bowl
    11%
  • I'm not sure
    7%
  • Pre-Graduation Parties
    7%
  • Easter egg hunt
    4%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
1%
Women in Sororities
1%
50%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 66 responses

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