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.
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.
Above Average Value Nationwide
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.
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-|
|La Sierra University||$127,684||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?
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|
|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+|
|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.