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College of DuPage Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,622 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,285 tuition
$7,775 off campus room & board
$1,511 books
$1,051 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$21,862 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,525 tuition
$7,775 off campus room & board
$1,511 books
$1,051 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,966 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
55% of students receive aid
36% get federal aid ($4,510 avg)
18% get state aid ($1,580 avg)
8% get institn'l aid ($1,966 avg)
26% get loans ($4,680 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,984 41%
Federal Grant Aid $4,510 36%
Pell Grants $4,467 36%
Other Federal Grants $1,459 1%
Institution Grant Aid $1,966 8%
State Grant Aid $1,580 18%
Student Loans $4,680 26%
Federal Loans $4,670 26%
Other Loans $8,452 0%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 30
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does College of DuPage offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
(630) 942-2800
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $323
Out of State $393


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Ryan from Glen Ellyn, IL
  • Oct-21-2014 I am a past student here

    Tuition rates have been rising and the school spends lavishly. Also, there has been recent reports of misappropriation of funds by president. However it still saves compared to a four year

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Oct-07-2014 I am a current student here

    It's incredibly cheap for the great education you get. Again, it's what you make of it. They have great scholarship opportunities as well.

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  • 4
  • Taylor from Winfield, IL
  • May-01-2014 I am a current student here

    I was able to get an incredible first year of education for around $4500 as opposed to the $20,000 I would have spent for my first year at Columbia College in Chicago. I can't even imagine some of the other differences in price for other universities. The amount of classes available with a high quality education for such a low price is amazing.

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  • 3
  • Alexa from Naperville, IL
  • Mar-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Tuition prices are going up next year but otherwise it's a pretty smart choice financially if you want to get your gen eds out of the way

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  • 5
  • Sarah from Aurora, IL
  • Feb-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Particularly for the nursing program, you will get an excellent education for the price of a community college. The updated nursing curriculum is geared toward preparation for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. The faculty is extremely professional and bring a wealth of experience to the table. I expect no trouble in finding a satisfying career upon graduation.

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