The price of education: Which 4-year Illinois schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

Illinois residents attending four-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Christian Life College, Morthland College and American Islamic College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.


Illinois residents attending four-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Christian Life College, Morthland College and American Islamic College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2017-18 academic year reported by four-year schools to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the lowest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2017-18 tuition
1
Christian Life College
Prospect
52
$3,900
2
Morthland College
Frankfort
126
$6,000
3
American Islamic College
Chicago
35
$7,600
4
University of Phoenix-Illinois
Schaumburg
323
$9,926
5
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-Chicago
Chicago
189
$10,182
6
Chicago State University
Chicago
3,578
$10,252
7
National Louis University
Chicago
4,515
$10,440
8
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago
9,538
$10,736
9
Rasmussen College-Illinois
Rockford
1,576
$10,935
10
American InterContinental University
Schaumburg
10,091
$10,992

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