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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 2018/2019 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 $76,380.

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 rating methodology.

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.

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Illinois' Most Expensive Colleges by In State Total Cost
In State Total Cost College Rating $Value
$76,380
In State Total Cost
1) University of Chicago
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
98 64
$72,799
In State Total Cost
2) Northwestern University
Evanston, Private Not For Profit
99 73
$65,890
In State Total Cost
3) School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
74 38
$61,658
In State Total Cost
4) Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
79 66
$59,728
In State Total Cost
5) Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
74 53
$59,420
In State Total Cost
6) Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, Private Not For Profit
80 62
$58,454
In State Total Cost
7) Lake Forest College
Lake Forest, Private Not For Profit
- -
$57,324
In State Total Cost
8) Knox College
Galesburg, Private Not For Profit
- -
$55,314
In State Total Cost
9) DePaul University
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
- -
$53,707
In State Total Cost
10) Augustana College
Rock Island, Private Not For Profit
- -
$51,099
In State Total Cost
11) North Central College
Naperville, Private Not For Profit
69 63
$48,621
In State Total Cost
12) Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, Private Not For Profit
65 65
$47,840
In State Total Cost
13) Monmouth College
Monmouth, Private Not For Profit
61 70
$47,820
In State Total Cost
14) Millikin University
Decatur, Private Not For Profit
70 70
$47,400
In State Total Cost
15) Wheaton College
Wheaton, Private Not For Profit
70 57
$46,926
In State Total Cost
16) Benedictine University
Lisle, Private Not For Profit
53 55
$46,420
In State Total Cost
17) Saint Xavier University
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
43 65
$45,580
In State Total Cost
18) Bradley University
Peoria, Private Not For Profit
72 64
$45,465
In State Total Cost
19) Robert Morris University Illinois
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
- -
$44,970
In State Total Cost
20) Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais, Private Not For Profit
60 65
$44,875
In State Total Cost
21) Dominican University
River Forest, Private Not For Profit
55 66
$44,528
In State Total Cost
22) Lewis University
Romeoville, Private Not For Profit
68 70
$44,255
In State Total Cost
23) Roosevelt University
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
55 52
$43,490
In State Total Cost
24) Trinity International University
Deerfield, Private Not For Profit
50 59
$43,026
In State Total Cost
25) Concordia University Chicago
River Forest, Private Not For Profit
50 64
$42,788
In State Total Cost
26) Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
- -
$42,664
In State Total Cost
27) University of St Francis
Joliet, Private Not For Profit
72 74
$42,370
In State Total Cost
28) Illinois College
Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit
- -
$42,224
In State Total Cost
29) American Academy of Art
Chicago, Private For Profit
- -
$41,118
In State Total Cost
30) Judson University
Elgin, Private Not For Profit
47 56
$41,065
In State Total Cost
31) Trinity Christian College
Palos Heights, Private Not For Profit
60 63
$40,950
In State Total Cost
32) McKendree University
Lebanon, Private Not For Profit
64 67
$40,810
In State Total Cost
33) Rockford College
Rockford, Private Not For Profit
51 58
$40,312
In State Total Cost
34) Quincy University
Quincy, Private Not For Profit
50 66
$40,305
In State Total Cost
35) North Park University
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
62 67
$38,174
In State Total Cost
36) Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Rock Island, Private Not For Profit
- -
$37,850
In State Total Cost
37) Methodist College of Nursing
Peoria, Private Not For Profit
37 34
$37,834
In State Total Cost
38) VanderCook College of Music
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
41 32
$37,500
In State Total Cost
39) Greenville College
Greenville, Private Not For Profit
57 64
$37,150
In State Total Cost
40) MacMurray College
Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit
38 55
$36,010
In State Total Cost
41) Eureka College
Eureka, Private Not For Profit
64 69
$35,122
In State Total Cost
42) Aurora University
Aurora, Private Not For Profit
32 44
$32,713
In State Total Cost
43) Kendall College
Chicago, Private For Profit
- -
$31,875
In State Total Cost
44) East West University
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
- -
$31,243
In State Total Cost
45) Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois
Addison, Private For Profit
- -
$31,040
In State Total Cost
46) Blackburn College
Carlinville, Private Not For Profit
50 76
$30,157
In State Total Cost
47) The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg
Schaumburg, Private For Profit
- -
$27,602
In State Total Cost
48) University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Champaign, Public Not For Profit
83 80
$27,238
In State Total Cost
49) University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Public Not For Profit
55 78
$27,038
In State Total Cost
50) Hebrew Theological College
Skokie, Private Not For Profit
15 -
$26,897
In State Total Cost
51) Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, Public Not For Profit
61 68
$26,426
In State Total Cost
52) Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, Public Not For Profit
49 66
$26,300
In State Total Cost
53) Lincoln College
Lincoln, Private Not For Profit
12 -
$25,560
In State Total Cost
54) National Louis University
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
- -
$25,394
In State Total Cost
55) Telshe Yeshiva Chicago
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
- -
$25,276
In State Total Cost
56) Illinois State University
Normal, Public Not For Profit
52 63
$25,042
In State Total Cost
57) Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, Public Not For Profit
34 52
$24,975
In State Total Cost
58) Midstate College
Peoria, Private For Profit
- -
$24,348
In State Total Cost
59) Moody Bible Institute
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
- -
$23,781
In State Total Cost
60) Western Illinois University
Macomb, Public Not For Profit
50 68
$23,669
In State Total Cost
61) DeVry University Illinois
Chicago, Private For Profit
- -
$22,789
In State Total Cost
62) Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, Public Not For Profit
48 68
$22,773
In State Total Cost
63) University of Illinois at Springfield
Springfield, Public Not For Profit
72 83
$21,835
In State Total Cost
64) Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, Public Not For Profit
51 72
$21,764
In State Total Cost
65) Lincoln Christian University
Lincoln, Private Not For Profit
53 64
$21,100
In State Total Cost
66) Saint Augustine College
Chicago, Private Not For Profit
- -
$20,773
In State Total Cost
67) Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Chicago
Chicago, Private For Profit
- -
$20,687
In State Total Cost
68) Chicago State University
Chicago, Public Not For Profit
36 69
$17,712
In State Total Cost
69) American InterContinental University Online
Hoffman Estates, Private For Profit
- -
$16,616
In State Total Cost
70) University of Phoenix Chicago Campus
Schaumburg, Private For Profit
- -
$10,381
In State Total Cost
71) Christian Life College
Mount Prospect, Private Not For Profit
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