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College Costs

The costs provided here are updated each fall with the previous year's information and are intended only as an estimate of the average tuition and fee costs at the colleges listed. Depending on the student's program of study, living arrangements and a variety of other factors, the actual costs could vary significantly and are subject to change by the college at any time. Contact the college directly for exact costs.

Illinois Public Universities
2013-14 Annual Tuition & Fees

Chicago State University $ 10,546
Eastern Illinois University $ 11,143
Governors State University $ 7,470
Illinois State University $ 13,009
Northeastern Illinois University $ 9,580
Northern Illinois University $ 13,457
Southern Illinois University/Carbondale $ 12,093
Southern Illinois University/Edwardsville $ 9,667
University of Illinois at Chicago* $ 14,338
University of Illinois at Springfield $ 11,136
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign* $ 15,258
Western Illinois University $ 10,929

* Note: Depending on the program of study, students are assessed a variety of tuition and fees rates at the University of Illinois-Chicago and University of Illinois-Urbana. The amounts reported here are average tuition and fees rates developed by incorporating amounts paid by all students.

Illinois Private Colleges & Universities
2013-14 Annual Tuition & Fees

Augustana College $ 35,835
Aurora University $ 20,720
Benedictine University $ 26,940
Blackburn College $ 18,506
Bradley University $ 29,320
Brisk Rabbinical College $ 4,500
Columbia College Chicago $ 23,372
Concordia University $ 27,788
DePaul University $ 33,390
Dominican University $ 29,000
East-West University $ 19,020
Elmhurst College $ 32,920
Eureka College $ 20,060
Greenville College $ 23,436
Hebrew Theological College $ 18,195
Illinois College $ 27,800
Illinois Institute of Technology $ 37,969
Illinois Wesleyan University $ 39,316
Judson University $ 27,530
Kendall College $ 8,640
Knox College $ 38,952
Lake Forest College $ 39,842
Lewis University $ 26,780
Lexington College $ 23,500
Lincoln Christian University $ 16,050
Lincoln College-Normal $ 16,500
Loyola University Chicago $ 36,662
MacMurray College $ 22,450
McKendree University $ 26,050
Millikin University $ 28,644
Monmouth College $ 31,500
National-Louis University $ 17,220
North Central College $ 32,613
North Park University $ 23,290
Northwestern University $ 45,527
Olivet Nazarene University $ 29,890
Quincy University $ 25,834
Robert Morris University $ 22,800
Rockford College $ 26,610
Roosevelt University $ 26,500
Saint Augustine College $ 9,120
Saint Xavier University $ 29,040
Shimer College $ 30,161
St. Joseph College of Loyola University $ 36,662
Telshe-Yeshiva Chicago $ 12,000
Trinity Christian College $ 24,210
Trinity International University $ 26,830
University of Chicago $ 47,514
University of St. Francis $ 27,970
VanderCook College of Music $ 24,890
Wheaton College $ 30,880

Illinois Community Colleges
2013-14 Annual Tuition & Fees

Black Hawk College $ 3,220
Carl Sandburg College $ 4,110
College of DuPage $ 4,480
College of Lake County $ 3,136
Danville Area Community College $ 3,825
Elgin Community College $ 3,280
Frontier Community College $ 3,496
Harold Washington College $ 2,336
Harper College $ 3,849
Heartland Community College $ 3,336
Highland Community College $ 3,668
Illinois Central College $ 3,450
Illinois Valley Community College $ 3,242
John A. Logan College $ 3,010
John Wood Community College $ 4,193
Joliet Junior College $ 3,090
Kankakee Community College $ 3,510
Kaskaskia College $ 1,725
Kennedy-King College $ 2,536
Kishwaukee College $ 3,570
Lake Land College $ 3,240
Lewis and Clark Community College $ 3,304
Lincoln College $ 17,500
Lincoln Land Community College $ 3,300
Lincoln Trail College $ 3,506
MacCormac Junior College $ 12,740
Malcolm X College $ 2,536
McHenry County College $ 3,184
Moraine Valley Community College $ 3,030
Morrison Institute of Technology $ 15,590
Morton College $ 3,188
Oakton Community College $ 2,840
Olive-Harvey College $ 2,536
Olney Central College $ 3,506
Parkland College $ 3,540
Prairie State College $ 2,996
Rend Lake College $ 3,136
Richard J. Daley College $ 2,536
Richland Community College $ 3,234
Rock Valley College $ 2,910
Sauk Valley Community College $ 3,034
Shawnee Community College $ 3,040
South Suburban College $ 4,400
Southeastern Illinois College $ 2,850
Southwestern Illinois College $ 3,240
Spoon River College $ 3,390
Triton College $ 3,452
Truman College $ 2,488
Wabash Valley College $ 3,496
Waubonsee Community College $ 2,520
Wilbur Wright College $ 2,536