Southwestern Illinois College

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

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How much is the SWIC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, SWIC's tuition & fees is $6,210.
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 $17,942 when a student lives off-campus.

SWIC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$6,210
Books & Supplies Costs$1,848
Off-campus Room & Board$4,950
Off-campus Expenses$4,934
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$6,492

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, SWIC' tuition is much 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.
Southwestern Illinois College$6,210
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 SWIC 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.
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
Moraine Valley Community CollegePalos Hills, IL$8,502$9,846

Financial Aid and COA

At Southwestern Illinois College, 2,402 students (33%) 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 $7,752.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at SWIC is $10,190 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 436 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 $5,514 and the average amount of student loans is $4,068.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (off-campus)$17,942
Tuition & Fees$6,210
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,732
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$10,190
Average Financial Aid$7,752
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,40233%$7,752
Pell Grants1,85226%$3,640
Federal Student Loan73210%$3,388
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid43655%-
Grants or Scholarships37047%$5,514
Federal Grants26734%$4,860
Pell Grants26734%$4,632
Other Federal Grants709%$871
State/Local Grants19725%$1,303
Institutional Grants15019%$3,240
Student Loan Aid9812%$4,068
Federal Student Loans9111%$3,106
Other Student Loans91%$12,885
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level308306$5,085
110,001 or more2323$323

Student Population

Southwestern Illinois College has a total of 7,188 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 3,148 male students and 4,065 female students attending SWIC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,322 students enrolled online exclusively (18.39% of all students).
Undergraduate7,213 3,1484,065

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2500 Carlyle Ave, Belleville, IL
Degree & Programs
Program Offered118 Programs
Online Program Offered3 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population7,188
Graduation Rate28%
Transfer-out Rate17%
Retention Rate63% (Full-time), 47% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate17 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties136 (Full-time), 338 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs388 (Full-time), 513 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$68,942
Average Staff Salary$57,244