Open Admissions Colleges in Illinois

The 2021 Directory of Illinois Open Admissions Colleges and Costs

Illinois Open Admissions Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

Open admissions means that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes. A qualifying GPA or standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) scores are not necessary for to attend these schools with open admissions policies.

How much does it cost to attend open admissions college in Illinois?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Illinois was $18,591 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of ($3) from the 2018-2019 average of $18,594 and represents a -0.02% annual decline. The list of Illinois open admissions colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 57 open admissions colleges and universities in Illinois, the most popular being College of DuPage with 7,857 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,734. Columbia College Chicago is the most expensive open admissions school in Illinois with an in-state tuition of $26,610.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Illinois colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Illinois or cheap Illinois colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Illinois Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Black Hawk College

Moline, Illinois

$7,500 NA NA
Carl Sandburg College

Galesburg, Illinois

$7,140 NA NA
City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College

Chicago, Illinois

$9,216 NA NA
City Colleges of Chicago Harry S Truman College

Chicago, Illinois

$9,216 NA NA
City Colleges of Chicago Kennedy King College

Chicago, Illinois

$9,216 NA NA
City Colleges of Chicago Malcolm X College

Chicago, Illinois

$9,216 NA NA
City Colleges of Chicago Olive Harvey College

Chicago, Illinois

$9,216 NA NA
City Colleges of Chicago Richard J Daley College

Chicago, Illinois

$9,216 NA NA
City Colleges of Chicago Wilbur Wright College

Chicago, Illinois

$9,216 NA NA
College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn, Illinois

$8,734 NA NA
College of Lake County

Grayslake, Illinois

$8,806 NA NA
Columbia College Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

$26,610 NA NA
Danville Area Community College

Danville, Illinois

$7,500 NA NA
East West University

Chicago, Illinois

$21,300 NA NA
Elgin Community College

Elgin, Illinois

$10,428 NA NA
Harper College

Palatine, Illinois

$9,372 NA NA
Heartland Community College

Normal, Illinois

$9,000 NA NA
Highland Community College

Freeport, Illinois

$5,856 NA NA
Illinois Central College

East Peoria, Illinois

$9,600 NA NA
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Frontier Community Coll

Fairfield, Illinois

$8,902 NA NA