Aurora University Rankings by Salary Score

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Aurora University is ranked on 2 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Aurora University

We calculated a salary score for each of Aurora University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Aurora University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for AU Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 68 100% 100% $20,500 $52,360 68
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 20 100% 100% $27,000 $35,590 20
Biology, General 87 100% 100% $25,250 $35,060 87
Business Administration, Management and Operations 61 97% 97% $21,000 $45,440 61
Business/Commerce, General 70 99% 99% $23,250 $49,490 70
Communication and Media Studies 40 99% 99% $23,970 $31,940 40
Computer Science 11 94% 94% $27,000 $43,800 11
Criminal Justice and Corrections 66 97% 97% $22,250 $38,410 66
English Language and Literature, General 51 95% 95% $23,670 $29,690 51
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 50 100% 100% $23,300 $29,690 50
Finance and Financial Management Services 51 96% 96% $15,750 $50,860 51
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 19 100% 100% $27,000 $25,970 19
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs 58 97% 97% $25,500 $33,280 58
History 62 100% 100% $25,000 $32,930 62
Marketing 85 96% 96% $21,500 $49,470 85
Mathematics 52 100% 100% Not Reported $46,560 52
Psychology, General 80 94% 94% $20,000 $33,990 80
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 44 99% 99% $21,100 $64,020 44
Social Work 55 96% 96% $25,000 $32,660 55
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 69 100% 100% $24,500 $38,290 69
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 6 100% 100% Not Reported $28,600 6

Salary Scores for AU Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 23 100% 100% $29,410 $56,640 23
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education 39 100% 100% Not Reported $54,520 39
Business Administration, Management and Operations 44 97% 97% $32,830 $67,270 44
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 97 100% 100% $30,810 $64,990 97
Curriculum and Instruction 69 100% 100% Not Reported $53,110 69
Educational Administration and Supervision 69 97% 97% $22,060 $63,010 69
Educational/Instructional Media Design 43 97% 97% $22,410 $53,050 43
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 17 100% 100% $32,000 $78,970 17
Social Work 33 98% 98% $30,500 $43,250 33
Special Education and Teaching 42 100% 100% $33,290 $48,670 42
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 80 100% 100% $28,660 $53,110 80
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 66 97% 97% $17,180 $53,360 66

Salary Scores for AU Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 87 100% 100% Not Reported $86,130 87

Reviews by Program

Most Recent Reviews

Christopher H. 3/28/2019

Aurora University is an excellent school with an on-line MBA program that is tailored towards working professionals. For starters, the application and admission process was very straightforward and there was an admissions counselor available every step of the way. Once I was admitted, I was paired with an education counselor and we created a progression plan specific to my learning needs and cognizant of my working schedule. The required courses for the program cover wide range of topics, and the elective... Read More

Abraham 10/25/2018

Overall, truly poor experience with the university so far. The registrar's office does not appear to do their job with enrollment status, as they clearly state they will. The field work experience for the MSW program is a very poor process that limits students' opportunities rather than encourage them, as well as the process of setting up the internship once accepted can take months which then affects future employers. I'd recommend looking elsewhere.