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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,776 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,720 tuition
$4,984 off campus room & board
$1,540 books
$532 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$16,114 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,058 tuition
$4,984 off campus room & board
$1,540 books
$532 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$982 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
44% of students receive aid
32% get federal aid ($3,915 avg)
12% get state aid ($1,057 avg)
9% get institn'l aid ($982 avg)
10% get loans ($3,348 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.68% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.68% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $3,960 37%
Federal Grant Aid $3,915 32%
Pell Grants $3,752 31%
Other Federal Grants $850 10%
Institution Grant Aid $982 9%
State Grant Aid $1,057 12%
Student Loans $3,348 10%
Federal Loans $3,348 10%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y
- Y Y
- Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: June 5
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 Lake County offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, IL 60030-1198
(847) 543-2000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $240
Out of State $324


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Zachary from Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Mar-25-2014 I am a current student here

    this school is affordable! if you plan on going to a four year, i say get your gen eds done here. I know you don't get the experience of living on campus but you save money and you are prepared once you got the four year institution

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  • 5
  • Mishel from Mundelein, IL
  • Feb-14-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a BIG money saver. You get the same education at a community college for the first two years as you would at any four-yea institution! I definitely encourage people to consider this option.

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