Aurora University News

Cost of college went up for all students at Aurora University

Tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2017-18 at Aurora University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: 748 Illinois college athletes participate in outdoor track and field

North Central College reported having the most outdoor track and field athletes in the state in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

2,614 borrowers in default on student loans after attending private Illinois colleges

Columbia College Chicago and DePaul University reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: Women's college outdoor track in Illinois grosses $649,795

Judson University women's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $97,921 – or $8,902 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Graduates earn 1,764 degrees, certificates from Aurora University

About 29.2 percent of the 1,764 degrees and certificates handed out by the Aurora University in 2016-17 were to students in Public Administration and Social Service Professions programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the

Illinois colleges, universities report 9.6 percent default rate on student loans

At Larry's Barber College in Chicago, 40.3 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

College softball earns $19.6 million for Illinois schools

DePaul University, Illinois State University and Bradley University top the list of highest grossing programs in Illinois, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

19,560 borrowers in default on student loans after attending Illinois schools

DeVry University in Chicago reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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