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
#21 Knox College

Galesburg, Private Not For Profit

$23,476 60%
#22 Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, Private Not For Profit

$23,177 45%
#23 Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, Private Not For Profit

$22,791 54%
#24 East West University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$22,309 34%
#25 Rockford College

Rockford, Private Not For Profit

$22,166 48%
#26 Millikin University

Decatur, Private Not For Profit

$22,138 56%
#27 Lincoln College

Lincoln, Private Not For Profit

$21,797 19%
#28 McKendree University

Lebanon, Private Not For Profit

$21,764 49%
#29 Greenville College

Greenville, Private Not For Profit

$21,268 45%
#30 Trinity International University

Deerfield, Private Not For Profit

$21,218 53%
#31 Eureka College

Eureka, Private Not For Profit

$21,178 45%
#32 Robert Morris University Illinois

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$21,055 53%
#33 Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Private Not For Profit

$21,043 54%
#34 Illinois State University

Normal, Public Not For Profit

$20,093 21%
#35 North Park University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$20,068 52%
#36 VanderCook College of Music

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$20,063 48%
#37 Lewis University

Romeoville, Private Not For Profit

$19,520 57%
#38 Dominican University

River Forest, Private Not For Profit

$19,280 58%
#39 Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln, Private Not For Profit

$18,728 15%
#40 Judson University

Elgin, Private Not For Profit

$18,641 55%