Illinois In State Tuition Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by In State Tuition for 2021

Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by In State Tuition

The highest priced four year colleges in Illinois are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the most expensive college in Illinois? Leading the colleges list is University of Chicago in Chicago with an in state tuition of $57,642.

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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$57,642 98 95
#2 Northwestern University

Evanston, Private Not For Profit

$56,232 97 98
#3 School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$49,980 64 7
#4 Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, Private Not For Profit

$49,824 75 88
#5 Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, Private Not For Profit

$47,680 NA NA
#6 Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$47,480 72 91
#7 Knox College

Galesburg, Private Not For Profit

$47,385 64 87
#8 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$44,105 70 49
#9 Augustana College

Rock Island, Private Not For Profit

$42,312 NA NA
#10 DePaul University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$40,551 NA NA
#11 North Central College

Naperville, Private Not For Profit

$39,860 62 70
#12 Monmouth College

Monmouth, Private Not For Profit

$38,990 57 89
#13 Wheaton College

Wheaton, Private Not For Profit

$37,700 75 77
#14 Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, Private Not For Profit

$37,454 63 78
#15 Millikin University

Decatur, Private Not For Profit

$36,262 59 77
#16 Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Private Not For Profit

$36,080 51 68
#17 American Academy of Art

Chicago, Private For Profit

$34,800 NA NA
#18 Bradley University

Peoria, Private Not For Profit

$34,200 69 73
#19 University of St Francis

Joliet, Private Not For Profit

$34,000 61 87
#20 Dominican University

River Forest, Private Not For Profit

$33,950 63 82
#21 Saint Xavier University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$33,300 48 75
#22 Lewis University

Romeoville, Private Not For Profit

$33,270 63 83
#23 Illinois College

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$33,190 NA NA
#24 Benedictine University

Lisle, Private Not For Profit

$32,700 54 43
#25 Trinity International University

Deerfield, Private Not For Profit

$32,398 56 74
#26 Concordia University Chicago

River Forest, Private Not For Profit

$31,926 54 80
#27 Rockford College

Rockford, Private Not For Profit

$31,900 47 38
#28 Roosevelt University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$30,876 61 68
#29 Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, Private Not For Profit

$30,700 63 71
#30 McKendree University

Lebanon, Private Not For Profit

$30,540 55 65
#31 Quincy University

Quincy, Private Not For Profit

$30,450 44 60
#32 North Park University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$30,360 56 62
#33 Robert Morris University Illinois

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$29,400 NA NA
#34 Judson University

Elgin, Private Not For Profit

$28,840 57 80
#35 MacMurray College

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$27,740 34 49
#36 Greenville College

Greenville, Private Not For Profit

$27,580 50 53
#37 VanderCook College of Music

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$27,120 32 11
#38 Eureka College

Eureka, Private Not For Profit

$26,650 45 27
#39 Columbia College Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$26,610 NA NA
#40 Aurora University

Aurora, Private Not For Profit

$24,800 33 21
#41 Blackburn College

Carlinville, Private Not For Profit

$23,510 40 38
#42 Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Rock Island, Private Not For Profit

$23,001 NA NA
#43 East West University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$21,300 NA NA
#44 Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois

Addison, Private For Profit

$18,890 NA NA
#45 Kendall College

Chicago, Private For Profit

$18,793 NA NA
#46 Lincoln College

Lincoln, Private Not For Profit

$17,900 NA NA
#47 The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg

Schaumburg, Private For Profit

$17,388 NA NA
#48 Midstate College

Peoria, Private For Profit

$16,230 NA NA
#49 Methodist College of Nursing

Peoria, Private Not For Profit

$15,840 63 5
#50 DeVry University Illinois

Chicago, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#51 Telshe Yeshiva Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$14,500 NA NA
#52 Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln, Private Not For Profit

$13,590 NA NA
#53 Hebrew Theological College

Skokie, Private Not For Profit

$12,950 NA NA
#54 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Champaign, Public Not For Profit

$12,036 77 94
#55 Saint Augustine College

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$11,736 NA NA
#56 Illinois State University

Normal, Public Not For Profit

$11,524 61 52
#57 American InterContinental University Online

Hoffman Estates, Private For Profit

$11,440 NA NA
#58 Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$11,200 44 41
#59 University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Public Not For Profit

$10,584 68 88
#60 National Louis University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$10,260 NA NA
#61 University of Phoenix Chicago Campus

Schaumburg, Private For Profit

$9,926 NA NA
#62 Northeastern Illinois University

Chicago, Public Not For Profit

$9,698 45 25
#63 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale, Public Not For Profit

$9,638 61 76
#64 Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, Public Not For Profit

$9,466 62 68
#65 University of Illinois at Springfield

Springfield, Public Not For Profit

$9,405 64 93
#66 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, Public Not For Profit

$9,123 56 62
#67 Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, Public Not For Profit

$9,060 56 68
#68 Western Illinois University

Macomb, Public Not For Profit

$8,883 57 59
#69 Chicago State University

Chicago, Public Not For Profit

$7,488 38 62
#70 Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Chicago

Chicago, Private For Profit

$6,660 NA NA