City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Chicago, IL

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How much is the City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington's tuition & fees is $11,520 for Illinois residents and $14,430 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $23,072 for Illinois residents and $25,982 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$11,520
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,430
Books & Supplies Costs$1,920
Off-campus Room & Board$8,128
Off-campus Expenses$1,504
2023-2024 Estimates
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$11,520
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,430

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $12,965. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $13,638.
In-StateOut-of-State
City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College$11,520$14,430
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,675
Public Schools$7,198$12,965
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois 2-4 Years Colleges$19,795
Public Schools$10,585$13,638
Private Schools$21,542

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
Carl Sandburg CollegeGalesburg, IL$7,910$8,810
Elgin Community CollegeElgin, IL$7,140$9,516
Lincoln Trail CollegeRobinson, IL$10,270$12,340

Financial Aid and COA

At City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College, 2,591 students (45%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $4,530.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington is $21,452 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 524 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $5,857 and the average amount of student loans is $5,797.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$23,072$25,982
Tuition & Fees$11,520$14,430
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,552$11,552
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,542$21,452
Average Financial Aid$4,530$4,530
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,59145%$4,530
Pell Grants2,02635%$3,904
Federal Student Loan892%$5,413
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid52482%-
Grants or Scholarships52081%$5,857
Federal Grants41164%$5,084
Pell Grants41164%$4,795
Other Federal Grants9915%$1,203
State/Local Grants31349%$1,290
Institutional Grants16426%$3,367
Student Loan Aid71%$5,797
Federal Student Loans71%$5,797
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level415411$6,203
0-30,000239239$7,011
30,001-48,000100100$6,055
48,001-75,0006563$3,817
75,001-110,000109$4,486
110,001 or more10-

Student Population

City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College has a total of 5,559 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,346 male students and 3,404 female students attending City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington. The school offers online degree programs and 2,331 students enrolled online exclusively (41.93% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate5,750 2,3463,404

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address30 E Lake St, Chicago, IL
Phone312-553-5600
WEBwww.ccc.edu/colleges/washington/Pages/default.aspx
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered47 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population5,559
Graduation Rate23%
Transfer-out Rate12%
Retention Rate62% (Full-time), 47% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate19 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties100 (Full-time), 262 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs245 (Full-time), 368 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$93,963
Average Staff Salary$67,395