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Illinois State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$23,044 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,050 tuition
$9,364 on campus room & board
$954 books
$2,676 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$30,334 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,340 tuition
$9,364 on campus room & board
$954 books
$2,676 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,937 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
79% of students receive aid
26% get federal aid ($4,331 avg)
29% get state aid ($5,142 avg)
31% get institn'l aid ($3,937 avg)
66% get loans ($11,156 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.63% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.90% 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

$12,674,316
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,599 44%
Federal Grant Aid $4,331 26%
Pell Grants $4,071 25%
Other Federal Grants $1,400 7%
Institution Grant Aid $3,937 31%
State Grant Aid $5,142 29%
Student Loans $11,156 66%
Federal Loans $10,080 66%
Other Loans $12,852 6%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Illinois State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Tuition Guaranteed Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
North and School Streets
Normal, IL 61790-1000
(309) 438-2231
http://financialaid.illinoisstate.edu/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $304
Out of State $487

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Brock from Lake Villa, IL
  • Jun-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Everything that I have already said pretty much covers this category. But, I can say again that Illinois State University will surpass almost every expectation that you have. Everybody that I know who goes here loves it!

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  • 5
  • Roshaunda from Tinley Park, IL
  • Jan-07-2014 I am a current student here

    College can be overwhelmingly expensive but ISU does everything they can to help you get the amount of money needed to further your education. Not to mention the countless scholarships they give away to students that are out actively searching.

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  • 3
  • Gina from Frankfort, IL
  • Sep-16-2013 I am a current student here

    I just put three stars because college texts are always so expensive! But I suppose that's expected.

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  • 5
  • Maddison from Heyworth, IL
  • Sep-16-2013 I am a current student here

    The campus rec center is to die for! It's probably one of the best in central IL and would be a waste not to try it out at least once.

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