Illinois In State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by In State Total Cost for 2022

Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by In State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in Illinois are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the most expensive college in Illinois? Leading the colleges list is University of Chicago in Chicago with an in state total cost of $79,356.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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Illinois' Most Expensive Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 University of Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$79,356 98 95
#2 Northwestern University

Evanston, Private Not For Profit

$77,979 96 97
#3 School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$70,510 60 4
#4 Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$67,018 75 90
#5 Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, Private Not For Profit

$63,976 75 80
#6 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$62,040 70 46
#7 Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, Private Not For Profit

$61,776 NA NA
#8 Knox College

Galesburg, Private Not For Profit

$61,044 64 88
#9 DePaul University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$57,399 NA NA
#10 Augustana College

Rock Island, Private Not For Profit

$57,352 NA NA
#11 North Central College

Naperville, Private Not For Profit

$54,162 63 72
#12 Millikin University

Decatur, Private Not For Profit

$52,802 58 82
#13 Monmouth College

Monmouth, Private Not For Profit

$50,960 60 92
#14 Wheaton College

Wheaton, Private Not For Profit

$50,890 75 84
#15 Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, Private Not For Profit

$50,630 63 83
#16 Bradley University

Peoria, Private Not For Profit

$47,960 66 74
#17 Dominican University

River Forest, Private Not For Profit

$47,485 58 79
#18 Saint Xavier University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$47,470 45 77
#19 Roosevelt University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$47,368 56 55
#20 Lewis University

Romeoville, Private Not For Profit

$47,028 63 83