Complete your bachelor’s degree in a flexible format built around your busy life.

Adult Degree Completion

Our adult degree completion programs are designed for students who have relevant life experience and some previous college coursework. We welcome transfer credit from other regionally accredited institutions, even if it was completed several years ago. In the ADC program, you’ll take advantage of:

  • Courses offered year-round, most in eight-week modules
  • Small classes with peers who are committed to obtaining their degrees
  • Personalized advising to guide you throughout your academic experience and help you on your career path
  • An affordable private education with financial aid, deferred billing and payment plans available
  • Convenient evening, weekend and online class options


Accounting — Aurora Campus 
Business Administration — Aurora Campus
Business Administration — Online
Criminal Justice — Online
General Studies — Online
Leadership Studies — Aurora Campus

Leadership Studies — Woodstock Center
Leadership Studies — Online
Nursing (RN to BSN) — Online
Social Work — Aurora Campus
Social Work — Woodstock Center
Social Work — Online

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Admission Criteria

We consider students for Adult Degree Completion admission who meet the following criteria:

  • Work or military experience
  • Some previous college coursework (at a community college or two- or four-year regionally accredited institution)
  • A transfer grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher

How to Apply

  1. Complete the free online application for admission.
  2. Submit your official transcripts from all previous college work. We can evaluate your transfer credit with unofficial transcripts, but you must submit official transcripts to the Office of Admission prior to being accepted to Aurora University. Official transcripts should be sent to:

    Aurora University
    Office of Admission
    347 S. Gladstone Ave.
    Aurora, IL 60506

    If possible your high school or college can send your official, encrypted transcripts electronically to

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Center for Adult & Graduate Studies

Orchard Center
2245 Sequoia Dr.
Aurora, IL 60506