Graduate Program Overview

Aurora University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Aurora, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $14,100. It offers twenty-two (22) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameAurora University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, IL
Graduate School Students2,107 students
1,815 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$14,100
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 22 Graduate Programs
18 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 1 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Aurora University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $14,100 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $600.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$600
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$10,698 (On-Campus) / $3,960 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,024 (On-Campus) / $3,240 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$29,022
Off-Campus Total$22,500
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$10,800$12,600$12,600$13,200$14,100

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Aurora University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 22 major areas - 18 Master's (3 online programs), 3 Doctorate , 1 Post-Master'. 810 students have been conferred Master's degree and 40 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Human Services

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,265 students enrolled in Aurora University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,107 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 428 male and 1,679 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 904 full-time and 1,203 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,815 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 26 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students428
Women Students1,679
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students904
Part-time Students1,203
By race/ethnicity 1,341 White, 254 Black, and 44 Asian students are attending at Aurora University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races51
12 students are younger than 22 and 529 students are older than 65. The school has 1,008 students aged between 22 and 30 and 556 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under12
40 & Over529
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Aurora University, 1,815 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 26 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,107
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,815
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses26
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses266
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,815
Illinois Resident1,637
Other State In U.S.178
Outside of U.S.0

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