Illinois Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by Out of State Tuition for 2022

Most Expensive Colleges in Illinois by Out of State Tuition

The highest priced four year colleges in Illinois are listed by one year's out of state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the most expensive college in Illinois? Leading the colleges list is Northwestern University in Evanston with an out of state tuition of $58,227.

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 Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Northwestern University

Evanston, Private Not For Profit

$58,227 96 97
#2 University of Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$57,642 98 95
#3 School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$52,200 60 4
#4 Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, Private Not For Profit

$51,132 75 80
#5 Knox College

Galesburg, Private Not For Profit

$49,185 64 88
#6 Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, Private Not For Profit

$48,920 NA NA
#7 Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$48,670 75 90
#8 Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$45,500 70 46
#9 Augustana College

Rock Island, Private Not For Profit

$45,136 NA NA
#10 Monmouth College

Monmouth, Private Not For Profit

$41,330 60 92
#11 North Central College

Naperville, Private Not For Profit

$41,000 63 72
#12 DePaul University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$40,551 NA NA
#13 Wheaton College

Wheaton, Private Not For Profit

$39,100 75 84
#14 Millikin University

Decatur, Private Not For Profit

$38,800 58 82
#15 Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, Private Not For Profit

$38,354 63 83
#16 Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Private Not For Profit

$35,960 51 75
#17 Bradley University

Peoria, Private Not For Profit

$35,060 66 74
#18 University of St Francis

Joliet, Private Not For Profit

$35,000 58 86
#19 Dominican University

River Forest, Private Not For Profit

$34,950 58 79
#20 American Academy of Art

Chicago, Private For Profit

$34,800 NA NA
#21 Lewis University

Romeoville, Private Not For Profit

$34,268 63 83
#22 Illinois College

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$34,070 NA NA
#23 Saint Xavier University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$33,630 45 77
#24 Rockford University

Rockford, Private Not For Profit

$32,800 42 22
#25 Benedictine University

Lisle, Private Not For Profit

$32,700 56 38
#26 Concordia University Chicago

River Forest, Private Not For Profit

$32,660 48 72
#27 Trinity International University

Deerfield, Private Not For Profit

$32,398 59 82
#28 Trinity Christian College

Palos Heights, Private Not For Profit

$31,700 62 70
#29 Roosevelt University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$31,493 56 55
#30 North Park University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$31,430 55 67
#31 Quincy University

Quincy, Private Not For Profit

$31,160 45 71
#32 McKendree University

Lebanon, Private Not For Profit

$31,100 54 69
#33 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Champaign, Public Not For Profit

$29,704 78 93
#34 Robert Morris University Illinois

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$29,400 NA NA
#35 Judson University

Elgin, Private Not For Profit

$28,840 47 75
#36 Greenville University

Greenville, Private Not For Profit

$28,406 49 51
#37 MacMurray College

Jacksonville, Private Not For Profit

$27,740 NA NA
#38 VanderCook College of Music

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$27,670 NA NA
#39 Eureka College

Eureka, Private Not For Profit

$27,450 46 31
#40 Columbia College Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$26,610 NA NA
#41 Aurora University

Aurora, Private Not For Profit

$25,600 33 22
#42 University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, Public Not For Profit

$25,126 69 88
#43 Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Rock Island, Private Not For Profit

$24,989 NA NA
#44 Blackburn College

Carlinville, Private Not For Profit

$24,950 41 45
#45 Illinois State University

Normal, Public Not For Profit

$23,048 55 42
#46 East West University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$21,300 NA NA
#47 Northeastern Illinois University

Chicago, Public Not For Profit

$19,786 45 33
#48 Chamberlain College of Nursing Illinois

Addison, Private For Profit

$19,226 NA NA
#49 University of Illinois at Springfield

Springfield, Public Not For Profit

$19,118 64 93
#50 Kendall College

Chicago, Private For Profit

$18,793 NA NA
#51 Lincoln College

Lincoln, Private Not For Profit

$18,300 NA NA
#52 The Illinois Institute of Art Schaumburg

Schaumburg, Private For Profit

$17,388 NA NA
#53 Methodist College of Nursing

Peoria, Private Not For Profit

$16,248 51 6
#54 Midstate College

Peoria, Private For Profit

$16,230 NA NA
#55 DeVry University Illinois

Chicago, Private For Profit

$15,835 NA NA
#56 Telshe Yeshiva Chicago

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$14,500 NA NA
#57 Lincoln Christian University

Lincoln, Private Not For Profit

$13,980 NA NA
#58 Hebrew Theological College

Skokie, Private Not For Profit

$13,400 NA NA
#59 Saint Augustine College

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$11,720 NA NA
#60 Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, Public Not For Profit

$11,552 51 65
#61 Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$11,520 NA NA
#62 American InterContinental University Online

Hoffman Estates, Private For Profit

$11,121 NA NA
#63 National Louis University

Chicago, Private Not For Profit

$10,755 NA NA
#64 University of Phoenix Chicago Campus

Schaumburg, Private For Profit

$9,926 NA NA
#65 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale, Public Not For Profit

$9,638 57 78
#66 Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, Public Not For Profit

$9,464 NA NA
#67 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, Public Not For Profit

$9,123 58 65
#68 Western Illinois University

Macomb, Public Not For Profit

$8,883 53 65
#69 Chicago State University

Chicago, Public Not For Profit

$7,488 38 73
#70 Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Chicago

Chicago, Private For Profit

$6,660 NA NA