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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 2016-2017, the average gift aid received by new, first-year students from all sources covered 49% of the total cost of tuition. Merit-based scholarships ranging from $12,000 to full tuition are available and renewed annually.

Costs for the 2019 - 2020 academic year

Full-time Tuition








Total Estimated Direct Costs: $43,114

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

  • $23,944 average financial aid/scholarships awarded per student in 2017

  • 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 3.7%. According to the US Department of Education, the average tuition increase among private college and universities is 6.4%

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


 College Apartments - Senior Singles


 Single Room Fee - Double room as a single


 Single Room Fee - Physical single