13. Aurora College, 1912

Aurora University was founded in 1893 by the Advent Christian Church. The 3 main buildings on the campus date from 1912 and are listed on the National Register. The private university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to its current enrollment of about 3000 students. The Schingoethe Center for Native American Cultures is also located at the University. The Center houses artifacts from North American tribes.


Aurora University
Gladstone Avenue and Marseillaise Place