South Suburban College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in South Holland, IL

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How much is the SSC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, SSC's tuition & fees is $11,033 for Illinois residents and $12,683 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 $17,833 for Illinois residents and $19,483 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

SSC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$11,033
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,683
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
Off-campus Room & Board$4,400
Off-campus Expenses$1,200
2023-2024 Estimates
Illinois Residents Tuition & Fees$11,033
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,683

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, SSC' 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.
In-StateOut-of-State
South Suburban College$11,033$12,683
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 SSC 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.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
South Suburban CollegeSouth Holland, IL$11,033$12,683
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
College of Lake CountyGrayslake, IL$10,531$14,036
McHenry County CollegeCrystal Lake, IL$10,529$14,885
Oakton Community CollegeDes Plaines, IL$10,446$12,462
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 South Suburban College, 1,125 students (30%) 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 $4,374.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at SSC is $15,109 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 105 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 $6,320.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$17,833$19,483
Tuition & Fees$11,033$12,683
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$6,800$6,800
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,459$15,109
Average Financial Aid$4,374$4,374
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,12530%$4,374
Pell Grants88524%$3,572
Federal Student Loan00%-
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid10574%-
Grants or Scholarships10574%$6,320
Federal Grants7754%$5,054
Pell Grants7754%$4,965
Other Federal Grants107%$688
State/Local Grants5942%$1,737
Institutional Grants5539%$3,127
Student Loan Aid0--
Federal Student Loans0--
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level6666$7,501
0-30,0003333$8,252
30,001-48,0002020$7,741
48,001-75,0001010$4,881
75,001-110,00033$6,381
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

South Suburban College has a total of 3,905 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,389 male students and 2,302 female students attending SSC. The school offers online degree programs and 571 students enrolled online exclusively (14.62% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate3,691 1,3892,302

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address15800 South State Street, South Holland, IL
Phone708-596-2000
WEBhttps://www.ssc.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered85 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population3,905
Graduation Rate18%
Transfer-out Rate21%
Retention Rate68% (Full-time), 39% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties75 (Full-time), 131 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs286 (Full-time), 194 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$71,652
Average Staff Salary$58,241