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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$12,832 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,275 tuition
$7,612 off campus room & board
$900 books
$45 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$13,057 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,500 tuition
$7,612 off campus room & board
$900 books
$45 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,552 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
85% of students receive aid
56% get federal aid ($4,785 avg)
29% get state aid ($1,400 avg)
25% get institn'l aid ($2,552 avg)
25% get loans ($4,453 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 $5,257 71%
Federal Grant Aid $4,785 56%
Pell Grants $4,627 55%
Other Federal Grants $702 13%
Institution Grant Aid $2,552 25%
State Grant Aid $1,400 29%
Student Loans $4,453 25%
Federal Loans $4,437 25%
Other Loans $9,000 0%

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Does Rend Lake College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
468 N Ken Gray Pky
Ina, IL 62846
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $143
Out of State $150


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Paige from Benton, IL
  • Jan-09-2014 I am a current student here

    You get what you bargain for. There are various clubs you can be a part of if you speak up and ask, there are plays and musicals to see, every holiday invites something new. If there is anything you are interested in making on campus, such as a club or organization, chances are you can.

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  • 5
  • Melissa from Woodlawn, IL
  • May-22-2012 I am a current student here

    Rend Lake is a VERY affordable college. I have know many of my friends who went off to expensive four year colleges only to have them return not even a year later to attend Rend Lake. The staff and programs available are an amazing deal for the education you get out of it.

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