With an overall population of 142,990 and a student population of 4,508, approximately 4,355 of Aurora students attend one of Aurora's schools that offer computer science programs.
Aurora's largest computer science school is Aurora University. In 2010, Aurora University graduated approximately 4 students from its computer science program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a computer science degree from one of Aurora's computer science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,200 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a computer science program in Aurora. And if you live on campus at one of the Aurora-based computer science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,450 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,078.
Many computer science graduates choose to work as computer science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Aurora, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 computer science professionals in Illinois were working in the greater Aurora area. The number of computer science professionals in Aurora is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for computer science professionals.