Aurora University

Aurora Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Aurora really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the true stats about diversity at Aurora. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Aurora Student Population

How Many Students Attend Aurora University?

Aurora total enrollment is approximately 6,246 students.

3,679 are undergraduates and 919 are graduate students.

Aurora Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Aurora undergraduate population is made up of 65% women, and 35% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Aurora Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,681
Hispanic 1,261
Black or African American 240
Unknown 240
Multi-Ethnic 115
Asian 105
International 19
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Aurora Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 83% of full-time grad students are women, and 17% men.

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Aurora Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 582
Hispanic 154
Black or African American 118
Unknown 36
Asian 13
Multi-Ethnic 13
International 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Aurora achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,101 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1101 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  68.69 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does Aurora Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Aurora overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Aurora is ranked 1,126 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1126 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  70.31 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

Aurora Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,281
Hispanic 1,681
Black or African American 530
Unknown 398
Multi-Ethnic 162
Asian 150
International 23
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Aurora University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 660
Black or African American 39
Asian 19
Multi-Ethnic 4
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Aurora ranks 2,351 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2351 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  37.98 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 4,390 female students and 1,856 male students at Aurora.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Aurora is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  72.22 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 506 female teachers and 286 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

15.93% Out of State

Aurora ranks 896 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

15.93% of Aurora students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  58 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 26 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Illinois 549
Indiana 19
California 15
Wisconsin 13
Florida 6

International Students at Aurora

Students from 14 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Canada, Latvia, and Germany.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
41.61% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  86.28 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Aurora, 41.61% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,277
20-21 1,150
22-24 1,055
35 and over 1,001
25-29 858
30-34 444
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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