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So you're from Aurora, IL?

Fortunately for you, Aurora, IL offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Aurora College and University Demographics

There are 45 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as social work, management information systems, general and biology teacher education offered at Aurora's 2 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

Aurora's top-ranked school is Regency Beauty Institute-Aurora. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 71st. Approximately 153 students are currently enrolled at Regency Beauty Institute-Aurora. Beauty is the most popular course of study at Regency Beauty Institute-Aurora.

Tuition

On average, colleges and universities in Aurora schools charge students $9,350 per year in tuition fees. In Aurora, tuition rates can vary from $18,700 per year to $18,700 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is Aurora University, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is Aurora University.

Financial Aid

An estimated $0 in financial aid was received by students at Aurora colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $0 of this aid. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Aurora was Regency Beauty Institute-Aurora, which gave students $0 in institutional financial aid.

Aurora Student Demographics

Approximately 0% of Illinois students were enrolled in Aurora colleges in 2010. That is 4,508 students. Aurora University had the most number of students of any college in Aurora, with 4,355 students. Regency Beauty Institute-Aurora, with 153 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 74% of students who enroll as first year students at Aurora schools return to complete their second year. For every 100 students who enroll in Aurora schools, 52 eventually graduate. Regency Beauty Institute-Aurora has a graduation rate of 54%, which is the highest in amongst Aurora schools. The lowest graduation rate is 49% for Aurora University.

Diversity

Aurora schools have a student population that is approximately 78% female. The ratio of Aurora students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 71 to 100. In 2009, 44% of Aurora college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The highest percentage of diverse students in Aurora in 2009 was at Regency Beauty Institute-Aurora, which had a minority student population that was 93% of the total student population of the school.

Aurora Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Aurora colleges and universities employed a total of 50 faculty. Of these faculty members, 40% were female and 26% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 188 for colleges and universities in Aurora. Richland Community College had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Aurora.

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Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Aurora, IL to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 115,400 $25,310 $25,000 -0.4%
2
Office Clerks, General 80,230 $30,300 $28,240 11.6%
3
Registered Nurses 76,600 $71,010 $67,720 18.2%
4
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 50,600 $65,090 $54,330 7.2%
5
General and Operations Managers 44,560 $120,660 $113,100 4.6%
6
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 39,330 $47,140 $45,860 -19.5%
7
Security Guards 38,410 $25,390 $26,870 7.7%
8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 36,460 $34,200 $32,000 -20.7%
9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 34,860 $37,500 $35,340 -30.3%
10
Accountants and Auditors 30,650 $73,990 $68,960 -22.1%
11
Managers, All Other 30,290 $99,430 $102,160 44.1%
12
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 30,170 $55,820 $50,770 -16.6%
13
Construction Laborers 29,790 $41,520 $33,590 56.4%
14
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 29,440 $25,070 $25,140 -4.0%
15
Home Health Aides 27,260 $23,170 $21,760 91.3%
16
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 25,270 $43,570 $39,890 0.8%
17
Lawyers 23,840 $139,450 $129,440 -2.7%
18
Management Analysts 20,900 $91,240 $87,260 50.9%
19
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 20,770 $73,810 $55,620
20
Cooks, Restaurant 20,510 $22,910 $23,260 -5.0%
21
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 19,210 $68,520 $54,880 57.2%
22
Carpenters 17,750 $57,320 $43,890 -28.5%
23
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 16,830 $98,190 $95,130 28.1%
24
Financial Managers 16,450 $120,540 $116,970 7.7%
25
Computer Programmers 15,250 $77,650 $74,900
26
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 15,130 $41,330 $38,200 -11.3%
27
Electricians 14,810 $73,480 $51,810 -4.0%
28
Cooks, Fast Food 14,540 $19,140 $18,540 -20.8%
29
Billing and Posting Clerks 12,450 $34,570 $33,270 9.5%
30
Sales Managers 12,060 $108,960 $114,110 -0.3%
31
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 11,510 $29,250 $26,510 5.1%
32
Chief Executives 11,310 $173,690 $173,350 -13.7%
33
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 11,240 $44,390 $41,360 -11.0%
34
Software Developers, Applications 11,200 $91,270 $90,410
35
Medical Assistants 11,180 $31,670 $29,760 64.7%
36
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 10,700 $29,750 $29,200 29.4%
37
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 10,320 $143,540 $180,870 200.9%
38
Computer and Information Systems Managers 10,270 $116,710 $123,280 0.9%
39
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 9,860 $69,990 $50,360 -15.1%
40
Legal Secretaries 9,810 $45,840 $43,270 0.7%
41
Loan Officers 8,980 $76,800 $65,900 -20.9%
42
Administrative Services Managers 8,920 $69,350 $84,390 4.9%
43
Financial Analysts 8,830 $83,770 $86,040 -0.9%
44
Pharmacy Technicians 8,780 $31,030 $29,330 5.0%
45
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 8,630 $54,790 $43,850 15.2%
46
Social and Human Service Assistants 8,200 $30,310 $30,100 60.5%
47
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 8,080 $35,930 $35,920 37.9%
48
Graphic Designers 7,800 $53,900 $48,140 35.7%
49
Dental Assistants 7,580 $34,180 $34,140 -7.6%
50
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 7,510 $53,740 $49,640 59.1%