Aurora University

Aurora University

Aurora, IL 60506
Tax ID36-2166964

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About this organization








To provide post-secondary undergraduate and graduate education.


Aurora University provides post-secondary education and related activities and support services to 4,321 undergraduate students and 2,772 graduate students on its three locations in Aurora, Illinois, Williams Bay, Wisconsin and Woodstock, Illinois, as well as on-line and various other locations. During the year, AU graduated 1,074 students with bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees, and 881 students with graduate degrees in education, social work, and business. As part of its mission, the university offers cultural and educational opportunities to its students, faculty, staff and the neighboring community.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

The filing outlines the non-profit's goal as “The primary purpose of aurora university is to provide post-secondary undergraduate and graduate education shaped by its long standing commitment to educational excellence and community partnership. the university is guided by its mission to be an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning and continues to uphold its values of integrity, citizenship, continuous learning, and excellence.”.

When explaining its purpose, the activities were outlined as: “To provide post-secondary undergraduate and graduate education.”.

  • As per legal reporting requirements, the state of operation for the non-profit is IL.
  • The non-profit's address for 2020 is listed as 347 SOUTH GLADSTONE AVENUE, AURORA, IL, 60506 in the filing.
  • As per the non-profit's form, they have 1916 employees as of 2020.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Operates a school.
  • Collects art.
  • Provides credit counseling.
  • Has foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $6,879,273.
  • The CEO compensation package within the organization is determined through a review and endorsement by a neutral party.
  • The organization has a written policy that describes how long it will retain documents.
  • The organization has 25 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 1899.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule J.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization engages in lobbying activities.
  • The organization pays $49,188,174 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $1,965,441 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
  • The organization pays grants to individuals.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.
  • The organization has a written whistleblower policy.
  • The organization has grants to organizations.
  • The organization's financial statements were reviewed by an accountant.

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