Aurora University Graduate Schools

Aurora University (referred to as Aurora) is a Private, 4 years school located in Aurora, IL. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Aurora University is $14,100 in average. The school has 2,107 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,265 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Aurora University (referred to as Aurora) is a Private, 4 years school located in Aurora, IL. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1938 - Current).
Aurora Directory Information
School NameAurora University (Aurora)
Address347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, IL 60506-4892
Phone630-892-6431
Webhttps://aurora.edu
Online Applicationhttps://aurora.edu/admission/apply
Financial Infohttps://aurora.edu/admission/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Aurora University is $14,100 in average. The school has 2,107 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,265 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 68 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 12 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,100
Student Population2,107
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs68 graduate programs
(12 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Aurora University is $14,100 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $600.
Aurora University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Aurora University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)12 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Aurora University is $14,100. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 6.82% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$10,800-
2018-2019$12,600-
2019-2020$12,600-
2020-2021$13,200-
2021-2022$14,100-
The graduate school tuition & fees of Aurora is relatively inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Illinois. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,541 (public) / $19,985 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Aurora University$14,100
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Illinois Graduate Schools$18,754$19,251
Public$11,876$18,541
Private$19,985
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,938 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Aurora University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.66% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $7,200. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,636$2,872$3,858$3,520
2018-2019$9,862$2,872$3,858$3,520
2019-2020$9,866$2,872$3,858$3,520
2020-2021$10,474$3,024$3,960$3,240
2021-2022$10,698$3,024$3,960$3,240
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $600 at Aurora University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$600
2018-2019$600
2019-2020$600
2020-2021$600
2021-2022$600

Graduate Programs at Aurora

Aurora University offers 22 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 883 students have completed their study at Aurora University.
Offered Degrees at Aurora University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree183810
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship3040
Post Master's Degree1033
Total223883
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Aurora University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Social Work program with 33 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 488 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 22 completers.
Aurora University offers 22 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 883 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 810 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 33 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 156 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education1$51,400
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration81$63,600
Educational/Instructional Technology21$49,600
Special Education and Teaching9-
Elementary Education and Teaching5-
Secondary Education and Teaching18-
Reading Teacher Education21-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis11-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0-
Homeland Security4-
Human Services [+] 474 completers-
Public Administration14-
Social Work460$41,300
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Business [+] 164 completers-
Business Administration and Management146$62,800
Accounting18-
Total810
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 32 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction10-
Educational Leadership and Administration22-
Human Services [+] 8 completers-
Social Work8-
Total40
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services [+] 33 completers-
Social Work33-
Total33

Graduate Student Population at Aurora

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,107 students enrolled into Aurora University graduate schools where it has total 6,265 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 904 full-time and 1,203 part-time graduate students. By gender, 428 male and 1,679 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,1074281,679
Full-time904151753
Part-tme1,203277926
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,341 White (63.64%), 254 Black/African American (12.06%), 324 Hispanic (15.38%), 44 Asian (2.09%), and 144 students with other races. 4 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,1074281,679
American Indian/Native American110
Asian441133
Black/African American25442212
Hispanic32468256
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,3412711,070
Two More511140
Un-Known882365
Non-resident Alien413
Aurora University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,815 graduate students (86.14% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 26 graduate students (1.23% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,107
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,815
Enrolled Some Online Courses26
Not in Online Courses266
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Aurora University. 429 students are aged 20 to 24 (20.36% of total students), 155 students are aged above 50 (7.36%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Aurora University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,1074281,679
Age 20-211248
Age 22-2441769348
Age 25-29591123468
Age 30-3430967242
Age 35-3924758189
Age 40-4937482292
Age 50-6414725122
Over 64808
Age Un-Known202

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