College of DuPage

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Glen Ellyn, IL

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How much is the COD tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, COD's tuition & fees is $10,410 for Illinois residents and $12,510 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 $28,254 for Illinois residents and $30,354 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

COD Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$10,410
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,510
Books & Supplies Costs$1,410
Off-campus Room & Board$12,024
Off-campus Expenses$4,410
2023-2024 Estimates
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$11,115
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$13,207

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, COD' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $13,638.
College of DuPage$10,410$12,510
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
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 COD 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.
College of DuPageGlen Ellyn, IL$10,410$12,510
John A Logan CollegeCarterville, IL$5,920$7,540
Lake Land CollegeMattoon, IL$8,104$13,906
Richland Community CollegeDecatur, IL$10,800$17,070
Southeastern Illinois CollegeHarrisburg, IL$6,300$6,540
Wabash Valley CollegeMount Carmel, IL$10,270$12,340
Stautzenberger College-Rockford Career CollegeRockford, IL-$16,699

Financial Aid and COA

At College of DuPage, 9,503 students (46%) 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 $7,403.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at COD is $22,951 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,428 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 $8,570 and the average amount of student loans is $5,396.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$28,254$30,354
Tuition & Fees$10,410$12,510
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$17,844$17,844
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$20,851$22,951
Average Financial Aid$7,403$7,403
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship9,50346%$7,403
Pell Grants4,32221%$4,857
Federal Student Loan1,7558%$5,722
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,42875%-
Grants or Scholarships1,36372%$8,570
Federal Grants1,28568%$6,724
Pell Grants74739%$5,411
Other Federal Grants1,01854%$4,516
State/Local Grants67135%$2,377
Institutional Grants42122%$3,434
Student Loan Aid36019%$5,396
Federal Student Loans35719%$5,293
Other Student Loans5-$10,631
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level934875$9,541
110,001 or more10173$3,960

Student Population

College of DuPage has a total of 21,939 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 9,502 male students and 11,347 female students attending COD. The school offers online degree programs and 4,910 students enrolled online exclusively (22.38% of all students).
Undergraduate20,849 9,50211,347

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered198 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population21,939
Graduation Rate22%
Transfer-out Rate27%
Retention Rate67% (Full-time), 49% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate20 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties267 (Full-time), 1,036 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs964 (Full-time), 1,251 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$111,583
Average Staff Salary$72,267