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Illinois Tuition & Cost

Champaign, Illinois

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Illinois Resident Sticker Price
$31,102
In State Costs for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Fee Cost
Tuition$12,254
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,896
Room and Board $12,252
Other Expenses Budget$2,500
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$48,552
Out of State Costs for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Fee Cost
Tuition$29,704
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,896
Room and Board $12,252
Other Expenses Budget$2,500

Residents of Illinois pay an annual total price of $31,102 to attend University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $12,254 for tuition, $12,252 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $2,896 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $48,552 which is 56.1% higher than Illinois residents. The tuition charge is $29,704 while room and board is $12,252, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $2,896.

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 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$13,517
Net Price by Income University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,858
$30,001 to $48,000$8,036
$48,001 to $75,000$11,505
$75,001 to $110,000$22,400
$110,000+$27,285

The average reported annual net price for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $13,517 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

67% of full-time undergrad University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $15,187 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 36% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,863 and 9% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $6,819.

Finanical Aid University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $15,187 67%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $9,822 53%
Pell Grants $5,032 28%
Other Federal Grants $943 26%
State and Local Grants $6,002 35%
Federal Student Loans $4,863 36%
Other Student Loans $6,819 9%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $62,440. The loan balance of $62,440 is a four year multiple of the $15,610 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 $596 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 $62,440
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $595.75
Total Interest Paid $9,049.58
Sum of All Loan Payments $71,489.58

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$124,408
Year Illinois Residents Non Residents
1 $31,102 $48,552
2 $31,215 $48,728
3 $31,328 $48,904
4 $31,441 $49,082

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign to be $124,408 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.4% 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 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Illinois Residents $605 $1,815 $2,420
Out of State Residents $1,079 $3,237 $4,316

Estimated cost for a class at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 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 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145637 IPEDS survey data for University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.