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Carl Sandburg College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$9,934 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,348 tuition
$3,780 off campus room & board
$756 books
$50 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$11,054 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,468 tuition
$3,780 off campus room & board
$756 books
$50 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,460 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
85% of students receive aid
67% get federal aid ($4,181 avg)
39% get state aid ($1,569 avg)
26% get institn'l aid ($2,460 avg)
10% get loans ($1,934 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 13.1% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 8.38% 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 $4,972 81%
Federal Grant Aid $4,181 67%
Pell Grants $4,169 67%
Other Federal Grants $600 1%
Institution Grant Aid $2,460 26%
State Grant Aid $1,569 39%
Student Loans $1,934 10%
Federal Loans $1,934 10%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: August 25
Does Carl Sandburg College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Tuition Guaranteed Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 344-2518
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $191
Out of State $231


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Seth from Galesburg, IL
  • Nov-07-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    You will get the most bang out of your buck for joining the clubs that are offered a Carl Sandburg. There's a Variety of clubs from welding club to music clubs they have them at Carl Sandburg.

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  • 3
  • Brett from Oneida, IL
  • Sep-07-2012 I am a current student here

    I've been told that is college is one of the higher tuition community colleges in the state of Illinois. However, you get what you pay for!

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  • 5
  • CSC Student, IL
  • Jan-30-2012 I am a current student here

    i have found the prices here absolutely reasonable. since i have tried to excel, my teachers have stayed on top of me, and given me extra work to prevent me from getting bored. this led to workstudy, experience, an impressive resume, and endless opportunity. the teachers actually care about the students, and as a result of this, many have spent lots of extra time giving us more bang for our buck.

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