Illinois Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by Out of State Total Cost for 2021

Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by Out of State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in Illinois are listed by one year's out of 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 out of 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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Illinois' Most Expensive Colleges by Out of State Total Cost
College Out of 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

$75,348 97 98
#3 School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$67,880 64 7
#4 Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$64,112 72 91
#5 Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, Private Not For Profit

$62,240 75 88
#6 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$61,523 70 49
#7 Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, Private Not For Profit

$60,100 NA NA
#8 Knox College

Galesburg, Private Not For Profit

$59,136 64 87
#9 DePaul University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$57,042 NA NA
#10 Augustana College

Rock Island, Private Not For Profit

$55,500 NA NA
#11 North Central College

Naperville, Private Not For Profit

$52,696 62 70
#12 Millikin University

Decatur, Private Not For Profit

$49,872 59 77
#13 Monmouth College

Monmouth, Private Not For Profit

$49,520 57 89
#14 Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, Private Not For Profit

$49,464 63 78
#15 Wheaton College

Wheaton, Private Not For Profit

$49,130 75 77
#16 Saint Xavier University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$47,010 48 75
#17 Benedictine University

Lisle, Private Not For Profit

$46,926 54 43
#18 Bradley University

Peoria, Private Not For Profit

$46,750 69 73
#19 Dominican University

River Forest, Private Not For Profit

$46,169 63 82
#20 Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Private Not For Profit

$46,070 51 68