Moraine Valley Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Palos Hills, IL

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How much is the MVCC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, MVCC's tuition & fees is $8,502 for Illinois residents and $9,846 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 $24,331 for Illinois residents and $25,675 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

MVCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$8,502
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,846
Books & Supplies Costs$1,584
Off-campus Room & Board$5,725
Off-campus Expenses$8,520
2023-2024 Estimates
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$8,904
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$10,386

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, MVCC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,638.
Moraine Valley Community College$8,502$9,846
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 MVCC 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.
Moraine Valley Community CollegePalos Hills, IL$8,502$9,846
Southwestern Illinois CollegeBelleville, IL$6,390$6,210
Black Hawk CollegeMoline, IL$7,950$8,100
City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley CollegeChicago, IL$11,520$14,430
Danville Area Community CollegeDanville, IL$9,200$9,200
Highland Community CollegeFreeport, IL$6,976$7,120
Kankakee Community CollegeKankakee, IL$13,320$25,680
Kaskaskia CollegeCentralia, IL$7,770$12,570
Lewis and Clark Community CollegeGodfrey, IL$9,552$12,552
Lincoln Land Community CollegeSpringfield, IL$6,960$10,248

Financial Aid and COA

At Moraine Valley Community College, 5,562 students (53%) 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 $5,377.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at MVCC is $20,298 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 763 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 $8,669 and the average amount of student loans is $4,941.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$24,331$25,675
Tuition & Fees$8,502$9,846
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,829$15,829
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,954$20,298
Average Financial Aid$5,377$5,377
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,56253%$5,377
Pell Grants2,95128%$7,943
Federal Student Loan3113%$5,026
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid76361%-
Grants or Scholarships70256%$8,669
Federal Grants62250%$8,411
Pell Grants62250%$8,067
Other Federal Grants1018%$2,117
State/Local Grants49640%$1,383
Institutional Grants444%$3,822
Student Loan Aid706%$4,941
Federal Student Loans675%$4,533
Other Student Loans4-$10,546
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level668633$8,744
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Moraine Valley Community College has a total of 10,511 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 5,103 male students and 5,475 female students attending MVCC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,593 students enrolled online exclusively (15.16% of all students).
Undergraduate10,578 5,1035,475

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered117 Programs
Online Program Offered10 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population10,511
Graduation Rate34%
Transfer-out Rate17%
Retention Rate72% (Full-time), 56% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate18 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties186 (Full-time), 508 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs590 (Full-time), 566 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$72,582
Average Staff Salary$65,281