Illinois Colleges Ranked by Highest In State Tution

List of Colleges by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 71 colleges in Illinois with the highest in state tution. What is the most expensive college in Illinois? University of Chicago tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $62,241. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Illinois Colleges Ranked by Highest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

$62,241
Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

$60,768
School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

$53,160
Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL

$52,512
Knox College

Galesburg, IL

$51,576
Lake Forest College

Lake Forest, IL

$51,002
Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, IL

$50,490
Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, IL

$47,808
Augustana College

Rock Island, IL

$46,189
North Central College

Naperville, IL

$42,206
DePaul University

Chicago, IL

$42,012
Monmouth College

Monmouth, IL

$41,390
Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL

$40,820
Millikin University

Decatur, IL

$26,792
Elmhurst College

Elmhurst, IL

$39,400
Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, IL

$37,440
American Academy of Art

Chicago, IL

$36,482
Bradley University

Peoria, IL

$36,360