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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
2018-19 Annual Tuition & Fees

Chicago State University $ 13,738
Eastern Illinois University $ 11,702
Governors State University $ 12,196
Illinois State University $ 14,516
Northeastern Illinois University $ 16,152
Northern Illinois University $ 14,750
Southern Illinois University/Carbondale $ 14,599
Southern Illinois University/Edwardsville $ 12,132
University of Illinois at Chicago $ 14,870
University of Illinois at Springfield $ 12,523
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign $ 16,004
Western Illinois University $ 11,267

* 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
2018-19 Annual Tuition & Fees

American Academy of Art $ 33,800
Augustana College $ 42,135
Aurora University $ 24,260
Benedictine University $ 34,290
Blackburn College $ 22,410
Bradley University $ 33,760
Brisk Rabbinical College $ 4,500
Columbia College Chicago $ 27,598
Concordia University Chicago $ 32,078
DePaul University $ 39,369
Dominican University $ 33,474
East-West University $ 6,915
Elmhurst College $ 37,055
Eureka College $ 25,390
Greenville College $ 26,778
Hebrew Theological College $ 18,320
Illinois College $ 33,090
Illinois Institute of Technology $ 47,664
Illinois Wesleyan University $ 47,636
Judson University $ 29,860
Knox College $ 46,554
Lake Forest College $ 47,064
Lewis University $ 32,300
Lincoln Christian University $ 13,200
Lincoln College $ 18,600
Lincoln College-Normal $ 17,500
Loyola University Chicago $ 42,720
MacMurray College $ 27,810
McKendree University $ 30,520
Millikin University $ 35,002
Monmouth College $ 37,674
National-Louis University $ 19,828
North Central College $ 38,880
North Park University $ 29,190
Northwestern University $ 54,567
Olivet Nazarene University $ 36,070
Quincy University $ 28,560
Robert Morris University $ 28,050
Rockford University $ 30,800
Roosevelt University $ 29,832
Rush University - Graduate College $ Varies
Saint Xavier University $ 33,880
School of the Art Institute of Chicago $ 49,310
St. Joseph College Seminary $ 44,078
Telshe-Yeshiva Chicago $ 15,000
Trinity Christian College $ 30,175
Trinity International University $ 32,390
University of Chicago $ 58,230
University of St. Francis $ 32,320
VanderCook College of Music $ 28,344
Wheaton College $ 36,420

Illinois Community Colleges
2018-19 Annual Tuition & Fees

Black Hawk College $ 4,172
Carl Sandburg College $ 5,000
College of DuPage $ 4,080
College of Lake County $ 3,948
Danville Area Community College $ 4,875
Elgin Community College $ 4,060
Frontier Community College $ 4,500
Harold Washington College $ 3,504
Harper College $ 4,577
Heartland Community College $ 3,672
Highland Community College $ 5,040
Illinois Central College $ 4,500
Illinois Valley Community College $ 4,266
John A. Logan College $ 3,766
John Wood Community College $ 5,340
Joliet Junior College $ 4,320
Kankakee Community College $ 3,696
Kaskaskia College $ 2,235
Kennedy-King College $ 3,504
Kishwaukee College $ 4,830
Lake Land College $ 4,110
Lewis and Clark Community College $ 4,144
Lincoln Land Community College $ 3,168
Lincoln Trail College $ 4,690
MacCormac Junior College $ 12,860
Malcolm X College $ 3,504
McHenry County College $ 3,844
Moraine Valley Community College $ 3,000
Morrison Institute of Technology $ 16,000
Morton College $ 3,284
Oakton Community College $ 3,985
Olive-Harvey College $ 3,506
Olney Central College $ 4,690
Parkland College $ 4,920
Prairie State College $ 4,176
Rend Lake College $ 3,900
Richard J. Daley College $ 3,506
Richland Community College $ 3,528
Rock Valley College $ 3,500
Sauk Valley Community College $ 4,470
Shawnee Community College $ 4,000
South Suburban College $ 5,092
Southeastern Illinois College $ 3,780
Southwestern Illinois College $ 3,660
Spoon River College* $ 4,800
Triton College $ 4,170
Truman College $ 3,506
Wabash Valley College $ 4,690
Waubonsee Community College $ 3,264
Wilbur Wright College $ 3,504