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Your education at IC has value that lasts a lifetime, by preparing you for a career you are passionate about with many options for making your education affordable.

We meet a higher than average percentage of demonstrated financial needs for families and our graduates have lower debt than the national average. In 2019-2020, the average gift aid received by new, first-year students from all sources covered 60% of the total cost of tuition. Merit-based scholarships ranging from $12,000 to full tuition are available and renewed annually.

Costs for the 2021 - 2022 academic year

Full-time Tuition








Total Estimated Direct Costs: $44,976

IC’s graduation rate is well above the national average.

  • $26,642 average financial aid/scholarships awarded per student in 2019
  • Textbooks included in tuition
  • $17.7 million in institutional aid awarded each year
  • Over the past 5 years, IC's tuition has increased an average of 2.1%. According to the US Department of Education, the average tuition increase among private college and universities is 3.3%

Illinois College Housing Options

Most of our students choose to live on campus during their four years at Illinois College.  Below are the rates for the different housing options for the upcoming academic year.  For more information about living on campus, visit Residential Life.

 Double Room in Residence Hall


 Campus Houses


 Apartments - Senior Singles


 Apartments - Doubles


 Single Room Fee - Double room as a single


 Single Room Fee - Physical single


 Greenbriar Apartments - Doubles


 Greenbriar Apartments - Singles



Illinois College Dining Options

Students can chose from one of the following dining plans each semester. Below are the rates for the different dining options for the upcoming academic year.  For more information about dining options, visit Residential Life.

 Full Meal Plans

     a. 15 Meals Per Week + $100 Dining Points

     b. 19 Meals Per Week + $50 Dining Points

     c. 175 block + $100 Dining Points

     d. 225 block + $50 Dining Points


 Unlimited Meal Plan + $150 Dining Points


 75 Block Meal Plan