Illinois Average Net Price Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by Average Net Price for 2021

Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by Average Net Price

The highest net price colleges in Illinois are ranked by the average net price paid. Net price is the average cost paid as determined by tuition minus scholarship and grant financial aid and grant financial aid and may be a more accurate estimation of real life costs than published tuition. Discount from list price represents the effective percent discount from published costs that students averaged. Please note that net price varies on a student by student basis based on finanical situation and no financial aid is guaranteed. School of the Art Institute of Chicago leads the list with a $50,167 average annual net price paid in 2014-2015.

Net price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Illinois' Most Expensive Colleges by Average Net Price
College Net Price Discount
#1 School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$50,167 26%
#2 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$36,388 41%
#3 University of Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$34,719 56%
#4 Methodist College of Nursing

Peoria, Private Not For Profit

$32,493 1%
#5 Columbia College Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$32,111 29%
#6 DePaul University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$32,022 44%
#7 Kendall College

Chicago, Private For Profit

$30,324 7%
#8 Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, Private Not For Profit

$28,912 54%
#9 Wheaton College

Wheaton, Private Not For Profit

$28,795 41%
#10 Bradley University

Peoria, Private Not For Profit

$26,791 43%
#11 Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$26,708 58%
#12 Northwestern University

Evanston, Private Not For Profit

$26,196 65%
#13 Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, Private Not For Profit

$26,148 56%
#14 Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Chicago

Chicago, Private For Profit

$25,804 -21%
#15 Benedictine University

Lisle, Private Not For Profit

$25,604 45%
#16 North Central College

Naperville, Private Not For Profit

$25,536 52%
#17 American Academy of Art

Chicago, Private For Profit

$25,418 41%
#18 Augustana College

Rock Island, Private Not For Profit

$24,706 55%
#19 Roosevelt University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$24,036 47%
#20 Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois

Addison, Private For Profit

$23,715 27%