College of Lake County

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

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How much is the C of Lake County tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, C of Lake County's tuition & fees is $10,531 for Illinois residents and $14,036 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 $29,575 for Illinois residents and $33,080 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

C of Lake County Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$10,531
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,036
Books & Supplies Costs$1,260
Off-campus Room & Board$13,500
Off-campus Expenses$4,284
2023-2024 Estimates
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$11,514
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,363

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, C of Lake County' 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 Lake County$10,531$14,036
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 C of Lake County 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 Lake CountyGrayslake, IL$10,531$14,036
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
Illinois Central CollegeEast Peoria, IL$9,900$11,700
McHenry County CollegeCrystal Lake, IL$10,529$14,885
Oakton Community CollegeDes Plaines, IL$10,446$12,462
South Suburban CollegeSouth Holland, IL$11,033$12,683
William Rainey Harper CollegePalatine, IL$9,990$11,802
Heartland Community CollegeNormal, IL$10,440$15,420
Frontier Community CollegeFairfield, IL$10,270$12,340

Financial Aid and COA

At College of Lake County, 5,163 students (43%) 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 $4,738.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at C of Lake County is $28,342 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 674 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 $6,263 and the average amount of student loans is $6,881.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$29,575$33,080
Tuition & Fees$10,531$14,036
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$19,044$19,044
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$24,837$28,342
Average Financial Aid$4,738$4,738
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,16343%$4,738
Pell Grants2,66422%$3,486
Federal Student Loan1651%$5,537
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid67463%-
Grants or Scholarships65261%$6,263
Federal Grants56653%$5,146
Pell Grants39637%$4,634
Other Federal Grants39537%$2,728
State/Local Grants33431%$1,485
Institutional Grants29127%$2,319
Student Loan Aid212%$6,881
Federal Student Loans161%$4,183
Other Student Loans5-$15,514
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level413392$4,485
110,001 or more3216$993

Student Population

College of Lake County has a total of 11,651 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 5,056 male students and 7,061 female students attending C of Lake County. The school offers online degree programs and 3,901 students enrolled online exclusively (33.48% of all students).
Undergraduate12,117 5,0567,061

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, IL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered157 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population11,651
Graduation Rate33%
Transfer-out Rate17%
Retention Rate71% (Full-time), 58% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties206 (Full-time), 604 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs712 (Full-time), 722 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$105,356
Average Staff Salary$64,139