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Tuition Costs and Fees

CURRENT TUITION & FEES AT ILLINOIS COLLEGES, PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES & COMMUNITY COLLEGES


Below please see charts of the current tuition & fees at public universities and community colleges in Illinois.



Illinois Public Universities


Information table about cost
Illinois Public Universities
2016 - 2017 Annual Tuition & Fees
Chicago State University $12,016
Eastern Illinois University $12,059
Governors State University $11,212
Illinois State University $14,961
Northeastern Illinois University $15,172
Northern Illinois University $14,193
Southern Illinois University / Carbondale
General
Business
Distance Education
Distance Education - Business

$14,187
$15,643
$14,187
$15,643
Southern Illinois University / Edwardsville
General
Engineering

$11,643
$12,979
University Of Illinois at Springfield $15,817
University Of Illinois At Chicago
General
Engineering
Architecture and Arts
Nursing
Business
Human Nutrition
Kinesiology
Health Information Management
Science
Public Health

$14,810
$17,210
$17,450
$19,080
$17,160
$16,060
$15,860
$17,160
$16,560
$16,810
University Of Illinois at Urbana / Champaign
General
Business
Chemistry and Life Sciences
Engineering
Fine & Applied Arts
Journalism
ACES (Agriculture and Consumer Economics)
ACES (Crop Science, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences)
ACES (Animal Science, Food Service and Human Nutrition)
Advertising

$15,698
$20,702
$20,702
$20,702
$17,302
$16,478
$17,328
$16,994

$18,284
$16,478
Western Illinois University $13,078

NOTE: Illinois public universities may impose differential tuition and fee amounts for different students, depending upon the student's class level and field of study. The amounts reported here are rates charged to freshman-level students entering college in fall 2016.

Illinois Community Colleges


Information table about cost
Illinois Community Colleges 2016-2017 Annual Tuition & Fees
Black Hawk College $4,704 Lincoln Trail College $3,466
Carl Sandburg College $5,010 Malcolm X College $3,506
College Of DuPage $4,399 McHenry County College $3,630
College Of Lake County $4,344 Moraine Valley Community College $4,468
Danville Area Community College $4,631 Morton College $3,892
Elgin Community College $4,012 Oakton Community College $4,134
Frontier Community College $3,466 Olive Harvey College $3,506
Harold Washington College $3,506 Olney Central College $3,466
Harper College $4,604 Parkland College $5,024
Harry S Truman College $3,506 Prairie State College $5,072
Heartland Community College $4,608 Rend Lake College $4,000
Highland Community College $4,894 Richard J Daley College $3,506
Illinois Central College $4,480 Richland Community College $4,604
Illinois Valley Community College $3,978 Rock Valley College $3,534
John A Logan College $3,648 Sauk Valley Community College $3,924
John Wood Community College $5,024 Shawnee Community College $3,648
Joliet Junior College $4,195 South Suburban College Of Cook County $4,888
Kankakee Community College $4,544 Southeastern Illinois College $3,616
Kaskaskia College $5,032 Southwestern Illinois College $3,648
Kennedy-King College $3,506 Spoon River College $5,760
Kishwaukee College $4,704 Triton College $4,128
Lake Land College $4,042 Wabash Valley College $3,466
Lewis & Clark Community College $4,352 Waubonsee Community College $4,032
Lincoln Land Community College $4,074 Wilbur Wright College $3,506


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