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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$20,811
($5,303)
Graduate
(in-state)
$20,010
($12,238)
Books & Supplies $5,016
On-Campus Living Costs $13,900
Off-Campus Living Costs $13,399

Average Costs of Attendance at Illinois Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $39,728 when a student lives on campus and $39,226 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $5,303 for Illinois residents and $20,811 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $12,238 for Illinois residents and $20,010 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $13,900 when a student lives on campus and $13,399 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
Illinois Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$24,220 (In-State)
$39,728 (Out-of-State)
$23,718 (In-State)
$39,226 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$5,303 (In-State)
$20,811 (Out-of-State)
$5,303 (In-State)
$20,811 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$5,016$5,016
Living Costs$13,900$13,399
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - Illinois Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of Illinois colleges and universities is $5,303 for in-state students and $20,811 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are decreased by -1.97% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
Illinois Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$9,464$9,805 $9,868$5,303
Out-Of-State$20,031$20,644 $21,230$20,811
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - Illinois Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of Illinois colleges and universities is $12,238 for in-state students and $20,010 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are increased by 4.45% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
Illinois Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$11,813$12,003 $11,602$12,238
Out-Of-State$20,114$19,491 $19,157$20,010
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - Illinois Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of Illinois colleges and universities is $5,016. The books & supplies costs are increased by 297.14% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
Illinois Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,334$1,360 $1,263$5,016
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - Illinois Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of Illinois colleges and universities is $13,900 when a student lives on campus and $13,399 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 2.25% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 10.22% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
Illinois Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$13,007$13,501 $13,594$13,900
Off-Campus$11,710$11,677 $12,156$13,399
[Chart] Living Costs - Illinois Colleges