Aurora University

Is Aurora a Good School for the Money?

Aurora University Value Report

Is Aurora worth the money? Read College Factual's annual Aurora value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.

Within Illinois, Aurora is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.

Below Average Illinois Value
Below Average Illinois Quality

Aurora University is ranked #41 out of #61 in Illinois for quality and #35 out of #52 for Illinois value.

This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.

State Value Ranking  35 out of 52
Great Value
State Value Score  32.69 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if Aurora offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Average National Quality

Aurora University is ranked #556 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, Aurora University is priced well for the kind of quality provided and is thus a good value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  556 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  62.23 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Brigham Young University - Idaho $51,837 A
Central Methodist University - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences $96,189 A-
SUNY Delhi $96,418 A-
Aurora University $116,813 B-
La Sierra University $127,684 D+
Utica College $129,671 D
University of Holy Cross $138,797 D-
Arizona State University - Skysong $142,842 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $116,813 for an Aurora Degree

The average Aurora student's degree will cost an estimated $116,813. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $26,792 and a typical 4.36 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $26,792
Average Years to Graduate 4.36
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $116,813

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Aurora cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$110,997 In-State With Aid
$169,159 Avg Cost No Aid
4.36 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Aurora.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $169,159 #807 C
All Students $116,813 #556 B-
Only Students Receiving Aid $110,997 #684 C
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $169,159 #32 D+
All Students $116,813 #35 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $110,997 #38 D

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Illinois.

About 100% of Aurora students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Aurora financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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