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Illinois Colleges

Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average cost of attendance (COA) of Illinois Colleges is $40,203 for undergraduate schools and $39,300 for graduate schools. The following table and chart illustrate costs of attendance including tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs by degree offering and residence type.
Costs of Attendance (2020-2021)
Illinois Colleges
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
Undergraduate$5,460$21,063 $5,085$14,056$13,447
Graduate$12,238$20,160 $5,085$14,056$13,447
[CHART#1] Costs of Attendance for Illinois Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Illinois Colleges is $5,460 for in-state students and $21,063 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)
Illinois Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average$4,537$923 $19,987$1,076
Public Schools$4,537$923 $9,978$1,225
4 Years or High$10,200$2,906 $15,349$3,367
2-4 Years$3,814$610 $8,747$621
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-- $27,558$939
4 Years or High-- $29,555$973
2-4 Years-- $14,509$791
Less Than 2 Years-- $4,315$230
[CHART#2] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees for Illinois Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Illinois Colleges is $12,238 for in-state students and $20,160 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate tuition and fees by school controls and levels.
Graduate Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)
Illinois Colleges
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Average Costs$9,434$2,804$19,026$1,134
Public Schools$9,434$2,804$15,486$2,788
Private Schools--$19,685$755
[CHART#3] Graduate Tuition & Fees for Illinois Colleges

Room & Board, Other Living Costs

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average On-campus living costs of Illinois Colleges is $14,056 and off-campus living costs is $13,447. The following table and chart illustrate living costs and other expenses by school controls and levels.
Room & Board, Other Living Costs (2020-2021)
Illinois Colleges
On-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
Average$11,173$2,883$9,638$3,810
Public Schools$10,403$3,543 $9,504$4,015
4 Years or High$10,403$3,543 $9,595$4,171
2-4 Years-- $8,592$2,460
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools$11,361$2,722 $9,661$3,774
4 Years or High$11,573$2,679 $9,976$3,802
2-4 Years$6,793$3,653 $8,209$4,030
Less Than 2 Years-- $2,500$400
[CHART#4] Room & Board, Other Living Costs for Illinois Colleges

Tuition per Credit Hours

For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate costs per credit hour of Illinois Colleges is $321 for in-state students and $736 for out-of-state students. For graduate schools, the cost per credit hour is $421 for in-state students and $889 for out-of-state students. The following table and chart illustrate the average costs credit per hour by school controls and levels.
Tuition per Credit Hours (2020-2021)
Illinois Colleges
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Average$321$736 $421$889
Public Schools$321$433 $421$678
4 Years or High$362$592 $421$678
2-4 Years$310$394 --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
Private Schools-$996 -$926
4 Years or High-$1,029 -$926
2-4 Years-$451 --
Less Than 2 Years-- --
2-4 years and less than 2 years colleges do not offer graduate programs or not report its costs.
[CHART#5] Tuition per Credit Hours for Illinois Colleges