Rend Lake College

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

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How much is the Rend Lake tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Rend Lake's tuition & fees is $7,800.
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 $23,288 when a student lives off-campus.

Rend Lake Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$7,800
Books & Supplies Costs$400
Off-campus Room & Board$9,712
Off-campus Expenses$5,376
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$9,013

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Rend Lake' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Illinois, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $13,638.
Rend Lake College$7,800
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 Rend Lake 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.
Rend Lake CollegeIna, IL$7,800$7,800
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 Rend Lake College, 1,721 students (86%) 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 $4,861.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Rend Lake is $18,427 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 298 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 $6,171 and the average amount of student loans is $3,509.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (off-campus)$23,288
Tuition & Fees$7,800
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,488
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,427
Average Financial Aid$4,861
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,72186%$4,861
Pell Grants52926%$3,218
Federal Student Loan00%-
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid29887%-
Grants or Scholarships24672%$6,171
Federal Grants14342%$5,899
Pell Grants13640%$3,085
Other Federal Grants13238%$3,213
State/Local Grants11834%$3,289
Institutional Grants13238%$2,170
Student Loan Aid113%$3,509
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans113%$3,509
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level136136$6,542
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Rend Lake College has a total of 2,017 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 900 male students and 1,102 female students attending Rend Lake. The school offers online degree programs and 164 students enrolled online exclusively (8.13% of all students).
Undergraduate2,002 9001,102

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address468 N Ken Gray Pkwy, Ina, IL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered93 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population2,017
Graduation Rate55%
Transfer-out Rate12%
Retention Rate65% (Full-time), 41% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate19 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties51 (Full-time), 43 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs171 (Full-time), 128 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$63,375
Average Staff Salary$50,873