Illinois Average Net Price Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by Average Net Price for 2022

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 $51,606 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

$51,606 27%
#2 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$37,731 39%
#3 University of Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$36,584 54%
#4 DePaul University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$33,319 42%
#5 Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, Private Not For Profit

$32,545 49%
#6 Kendall College

Chicago, Private For Profit

$30,324 7%
#7 American Academy of Art

Chicago, Private For Profit

$28,630 34%
#8 Columbia College Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$28,568 38%
#9 Northwestern University

Evanston, Private Not For Profit

$28,344 64%
#10 Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$28,161 58%
#11 Wheaton College

Wheaton, Private Not For Profit

$27,474 46%
#12 Benedictine University

Lisle, Private Not For Profit

$27,061 41%
#13 Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, Private Not For Profit

$26,968 56%
#14 Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois

Addison, Private For Profit

$26,412 21%
#15 North Central College

Naperville, Private Not For Profit

$26,053 52%
#16 Methodist College of Nursing

Peoria, Private Not For Profit

$25,955 22%
#17 Bradley University

Peoria, Private Not For Profit

$25,850 46%
#18 VanderCook College of Music

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$25,764 33%
#19 Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Chicago

Chicago, Private For Profit

$24,622 -14%
#20 Augustana College

Rock Island, Private Not For Profit

$24,233 58%
#21 Rockford College

Rockford, Private Not For Profit

$23,417 47%
#22 Knox College

Galesburg, Private Not For Profit

$23,266 62%
#23 Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, Private Not For Profit

$23,177 46%
#24 Roosevelt University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$22,856 52%
#25 Eureka College

Eureka, Private Not For Profit

$22,153 44%
#26 Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, Private Not For Profit

$21,776 57%
#27 Greenville College

Greenville, Private Not For Profit

$21,366 46%
#28 Trinity International University

Deerfield, Private Not For Profit

$21,271 54%
#29 Illinois State University

Normal, Public Not For Profit

$20,933 19%
#30 McKendree University

Lebanon, Private Not For Profit

$20,869 53%
#31 Lewis University

Romeoville, Private Not For Profit

$20,022 57%
#32 Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Private Not For Profit

$20,006 57%
#33 Millikin University

Decatur, Private Not For Profit

$19,948 62%
#34 Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln, Private Not For Profit

$19,561 14%
#35 North Park University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$19,320 55%
#36 Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$18,790 28%
#37 Monmouth College

Monmouth, Private Not For Profit

$18,685 63%
#38 Dominican University

River Forest, Private Not For Profit

$18,685 61%
#39 East West University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$18,306 46%
#40 Aurora University

Aurora, Private Not For Profit

$17,563 53%
#41 Illinois College

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$17,544 60%
#42 Concordia University Chicago

River Forest, Private Not For Profit

$17,363 61%
#43 Lincoln College

Lincoln, Private Not For Profit

$17,246 38%
#44 The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg

Schaumburg, Private For Profit

$16,922 44%
#45 University of St Francis

Joliet, Private Not For Profit

$16,761 64%
#46 Quincy University

Quincy, Private Not For Profit

$16,599 61%
#47 Judson University

Elgin, Private Not For Profit

$16,039 62%
#48 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale, Public Not For Profit

$15,638 42%
#49 Blackburn College

Carlinville, Private Not For Profit

$15,603 54%
#50 Western Illinois University

Macomb, Public Not For Profit

$15,361 37%
#51 Hebrew Theological College

Skokie, Private Not For Profit

$14,914 48%
#52 Northeastern Illinois University

Chicago, Public Not For Profit

$14,831 38%
#53 National Louis University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$14,769 41%
#54 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, Public Not For Profit

$14,506 37%
#55 Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, Public Not For Profit

$14,397 41%
#56 Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, Public Not For Profit

$13,551 40%
#57 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Champaign, Public Not For Profit

$13,517 53%
#58 Saint Augustine College

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$13,389 39%
#59 Saint Xavier University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$13,326 72%
#60 American InterContinental University Online

Hoffman Estates, Private For Profit

$13,278 27%
#61 University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Public Not For Profit

$12,614 54%
#62 University of Illinois at Springfield

Springfield, Public Not For Profit

$11,628 49%
#63 Chicago State University

Chicago, Public Not For Profit

$8,637 60%
#64 Telshe Yeshiva Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$6,326 77%