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 1,985 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,005 including undergraduate students.

Aurora University 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://www.aurora.edu/admission/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.aurora.edu/admission/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Aurora University is $14,100 in average. The school has 1,985 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,005 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 23 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
Aurora Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,100
Student Population1,985
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs23 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Aurora University is $14,100 in average for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $641. Aurora University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Aurora 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$14,100
Required Fees$0
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$641
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 at Aurora
Distance Learning (Online Classes)6 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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Illinois. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,677 (public) / $20,561 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Illinois Graduate Schools$12,017$19,615
Public$12,017$18,677
Private$20,561
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 Costs
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 $641 at Aurora University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 6.83% 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$641

Graduate Programs at Aurora

Aurora University offers 24 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, 738 students have completed their study at Aurora University.
Offered Degrees at Aurora University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree207713
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship3019
Post Master's Degree116
Total248738
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 6 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 322 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 7 completers.
Aurora University offers 24 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 738 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 713 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia5-
Education [+] (2 completers) 203 completers-
Education0-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education7$51,400
Curriculum and Instruction10-
Educational Leadership and Administration80$63,600
Educational/Instructional Technology32$49,600
Special Education and Teaching13-
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Secondary Education and Teaching41-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Reading Teacher Education19-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 14 completers-
Mathematics14-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
Psychology [+] 23 completers-
Psychology0-
Applied Behavior Analysis23-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies0-
Human Services [+] (4 completers) 322 completers-
0-
Public Administration0-
Social Work322$41,300
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse20-
Business [+] 126 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management106$62,800
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Accounting20-
Total713
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 13 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction6-
Educational Leadership and Administration7-
Human Services [+] 6 completers-
0-
Social Work6-
Total19
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services [+] 6 completers-
Social Work6-
Total6

Graduate Student Population at Aurora

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,107 students enrolled into Aurora University graduate schools where it has total 6,005 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

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