Aurora, Ohio, has a total population of 25,114 people and 10,590 households. Of these households, 5,026 are families with children under 18 living in them (25%).
Aurora City Schools
There are four elementary schools, one middle school, and Aurora High School. The high school has approximately 1,170 students and offers over 50 courses of study to its students.
Aurora offers an excellent education for students living in Ohio. There are 27 institutions of higher learning in the region, including 19 private colleges and institutions and six public universities. Two public community colleges also provide two-year degrees.
Lakeland Community College: This community college was started in 1963 and is currently one of the largest community colleges in Ohio, with an annual student population of around 36,000 students taking courses in the center and at satellite locations around Lake County.
Kirtland Community College: This college opened in 1970 and is located just outside of Kirtland, Ohio. It has a total campus enrollment of over 3,500 students, and it offers both two-year and four-year degrees that can transfer to other universities or colleges.
Aurora University: Aurora University was started in 1893 by the Sisters of St Francis. In response to the growing need for higher education, the school opened a second campus in 1998, including a 200-acre campus and athletic complex. It currently has approximately 1,300 students.
Wilmington College: Established in 1870, this college is one of 14 other private colleges and institutions located in the Cincinnati area. It is a Quaker-founded college that offers bachelor's degrees in 23 different areas of study.
Aurora Health Care
Aurora Psychiatric Hospital: This hospital is privately owned and dedicated to providing mental health care for its patients. It has a total of 40 beds available for inpatient care, with 96 physicians on staff and 25 additional nurses dedicated solely to patient care.
Kirtland Hospital: This hospital is a non-profit organization that operates more than 25 free-standing facilities, including rehab centers and nursing homes. The main hospital in downtown Aurora has 174 patient beds.
Aurora Medical Center: This facility offers extended office hours so patients can access medical care without taking time off work or school. Services include 24-hour emergency care, diagnostic imaging, physical therapy, and hands-on treatment for patients with hand injuries.