Cost of college went up for all students at Illinois Central College


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.9 percent for 2018-19 at Illinois Central College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois residents paid $9,600 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $450 more than the $9,150 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 18.1 percent more than residents this year, or $11,340. Their price tag grew 5 percent from $10,800 in 2017-18.

About 97 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Illinois residents. About 2 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 66 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 610 students received grants or scholarships totaling $2.9 million and 220 students took out student loans totaling more than $1 million.

Including all undergraduates (8,875), 3,514 students used grants or scholarships totaling $12.7 million, and 1,078 students took out $4.6 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~8,609
$8,700
$9,000
$9,150
$9,600
10.3%
Out-of-state
~178
$10,050
$10,500
$10,800
$11,340
12.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Illinois Central College in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
411
36%
$1,801,096
$4,382
State / local grant or scholarship
236
21%
$292,341
$1,239
Institutional grants or scholarships
314
28%
$840,773
$2,678
Grant or scholarship aid total
610
54%
$2,934,210
$4,810
Federal student loans
200
18%
$851,721
$4,259
Other student loans
25
2%
$172,461
$6,898
Student loan aid
220
19%
$1,024,182
$4,655
Total student aid
748
66%
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