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Concordia University Chicago Tuition & Cost

River Forest, Illinois

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Concordia University Chicago
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$976
Room and Board $10,226
Other Expenses Budget$1,400

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Concordia University Chicago on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $46,462 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $32,660 for tuition, $10,226 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $976 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Concordia University Chicago is $32,660, the same as Illinois residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Concordia University Chicago when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Concordia University Chicago
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$15,644
$30,001 to $48,000$14,346
$48,001 to $75,000$15,903
$75,001 to $110,000$18,308

The average reported annual net price for Concordia University Chicago for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $17,363 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

100% of full-time undergrad Concordia University Chicago received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $25,965 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 74% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,158 and 8% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,225.

Finanical Aid Concordia University Chicago
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $25,965 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $20,589 100%
Pell Grants $5,471 46%
Other Federal Grants $1,668 53%
State and Local Grants $4,953 40%
Federal Student Loans $5,158 74%
Other Student Loans $11,225 8%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Concordia University Chicago, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $67,228. The loan balance of $67,228 is a four year multiple of the $16,807 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $641 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $67,228
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $641.43
Total Interest Paid $9,743.51
Sum of All Loan Payments $76,971.51

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $46,462
2 $47,759
3 $49,092
4 $50,462

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Concordia University Chicago to be $185,848 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Concordia University Chicago
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $978 $2,934 $3,912

Estimated cost for a class at Concordia University Chicago based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Concordia University Chicago versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Concordia University Chicago Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144351 IPEDS survey data for Concordia University Chicago.