Graduate Programs Overview

Aurora University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Aurora, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $13,200 in average for all students.

It offers twenty-eight graduate programs: 22 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 716 students have been conferred Master's degree and 19 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameAurora University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address347 S Gladstone Ave, Aurora, IL
Graduate School Students2,142 students
735 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$13,200
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 28 Graduate Programs
22 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $13,200 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $600.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$600
Books & Supplies$1,560
Room & Board$10,474 (On-Campus) / $3,960 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,024 (On-Campus) / $3,240 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,258
Off-Campus Total$21,960
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$10,800$10,800$12,600$12,600$13,200

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Aurora University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 28 major areas - 20 Master's (7 online programs), 3 Doctorate , 1 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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.
Human Services
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Communication and Journalism
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Mathematics And Statistics

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,246 students enrolled in Aurora University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,142 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 441 male and 1,701 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 919 full-time and 1,223 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 735 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 111 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students441
Women Students1,701
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students919
Part-time Students1,223
By race/ethnicity 1,410 White, 254 Black, and 40 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
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races38
15 students are younger than 22 and 536 students are older than 65. The school has 1,017 students aged between 22 and 30 and 574 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under15
40 & Over536
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, 735 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 111 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,142
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses735
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses111
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,296
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses735
Illinois Resident603
Other State In U.S.132
Outside of U.S.0

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