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Inexpensive Colleges to Attend in Illinois

We select the most inexpensive colleges/universities in Illinois. Those schools have the most lowest tuition & fees besides room, board, and other living expenses. Chicago State University requires the most inexpensive tuition & fees of $11,204 in Illinois. National Louis University ($11,505) and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville ($12,219) have the Inexpensive tuition & fees followed by Chicago State University. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the highest tuition & fees in Illinois.
Inexpensive Colleges to Attend in Illinois (2019-2020)
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateEnrollment
1Chicago State University
Public, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
$11,204
(in-state: $11,366)
63%2,964
2National Louis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
$11,50598%5,992
3Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Public, 4 or more yearsEdwardsville, IL
$12,219
(in-state: $11,265)
86%13,281
4Northern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsDekalb, IL
$12,352
(in-state: $14,610)
48%17,169
5Western Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsMacomb, IL
$13,314
(in-state: $12,940)
57%8,502
6Eastern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsCharleston, IL
$14,447
(in-state: $12,136)
53%7,526
7Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Public, 4 or more yearsCarbondale, IL
$15,104
(in-state: $14,722)
66%12,817
8Governors State University
Public, 4 or more yearsUniversity Park, IL
$17,620
(in-state: $10,108)
46%4,857
9University of Illinois at Springfield
Public, 4 or more yearsSpringfield, IL
$18,356
(in-state: $11,928)
77%4,575
10Northeastern Illinois University
Public, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
$21,720
(in-state: $11,827)
58%8,103