Illinois College

Private, Four-years School Located in Jacksonville, IL

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How much is the Illinois tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Illinois's tuition & fees is $37,470.
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 $48,934 when a student lives on-campus.

Illinois Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$37,470
On-campus Room & Board$9,964
On-campus Expenses$1,500
Off-campus Room & Board$6,300
Off-campus Expenses$1,500
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$39,771

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Illinois for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $161,832 at Illinois. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $210,741. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $92,298.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$38,629$50,390$22,118
Sophomore (2024-25)$39,823$51,890$22,744
Junior (2025-26)$41,055$53,435$23,387
Senior (2026-27)$42,325$55,026$24,049
4 Years Total$161,832$210,741$92,298
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$39,823$51,890$22,744
Sophomore (2025-26)$41,055$53,435$23,387
Junior (2026-27)$42,325$55,026$24,049
Senior (2027-28)$43,633$56,664$24,729
4 Years Total$166,836$217,015$94,909
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$41,055$53,435$23,387
Sophomore (2026-27)$42,325$55,026$24,049
Junior (2027-28)$43,633$56,664$24,729
Senior (2028-29)$44,983$58,352$25,429
4 Years Total$171,996$223,477$97,594
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$42,325$55,026$24,049
Sophomore (2027-28)$43,633$56,664$24,729
Junior (2028-29)$44,983$58,352$25,429
Senior (2029-30)$46,374$60,090$26,149
4 Years Total$177,315$230,132$100,357
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$43,633$56,664$24,729
Sophomore (2028-29)$44,983$58,352$25,429
Junior (2029-30)$46,374$60,090$26,149
Senior (2030-31)$47,808$61,880$26,890
4 Years Total$182,798$236,986$103,198

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Illinois' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $21,542.
Illinois College$37,470
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Illinois Four-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 Illinois and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Illinois CollegeJacksonville, IL$37,470$9,200
Augustana CollegeRock Island, IL$49,834$34,660
Lake Forest CollegeLake Forest, IL$54,202$16,212
Principia CollegeElsah, IL$33,280-
Monmouth CollegeMonmouth, IL$43,520-

Financial Aid and COA

At Illinois College, 1,097 students (100%) 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 $27,424.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Illinois is $21,510 for students living on-campus and $17,846 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 249 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 $29,785 and the average amount of student loans is $6,306.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$48,934
COA (off-campus)$45,270
Tuition & Fees$37,470
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$11,464
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$7,800
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,510
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$17,846
Average Financial Aid$27,424
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,097100%$27,424
Pell Grants43039%$4,912
Federal Student Loan95287%$6,625
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid249100%-
Grants or Scholarships249100%$29,785
Federal Grants249100%$3,602
Pell Grants9839%$5,128
Other Federal Grants249100%$1,584
State/Local Grants9337%$5,629
Institutional Grants249100%$24,080
Student Loan Aid21787%$6,306
Federal Student Loans21687%$5,280
Other Student Loans2410%$9,491

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Illinois's acceptance rate is 74.76%. A total of 3,522 applicants applied to and 2,633 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 249 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 9.46%.
To apply to Illinois, 2 items are required - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school record and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate74.76%71.28%78.03%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)9.46%10.44%8.61%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Illinois. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,050 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 21.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,0509501,150
National Average1,168
Illinois Average1,140
SAT EBRW535480590
SAT Math515470560
ACT Composite211824
National Average24
Illinois Average25
ACT Math211724
ACT English201623

Student Population

Illinois College has a total of 1,029 students including 1,028 undergraduate and 1 graduate students. By gender, there are 522 male students and 575 female students attending Illinois. The school offers online degree programs and 81 students enrolled online exclusively (7.87% of all students).
Undergraduate1,097 522575

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1101 West College Ave, Jacksonville, IL
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered48 Programs
Online Program Offered2 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered2 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate77.18%
Student Population1,029
Graduation Rate67%
Retention Rate73%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate12 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties78 (Full-time), 23 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs251 (Full-time), 33 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$66,376
Average Staff Salary$54,246