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College of DuPage Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$20,233 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,674 tuition
$9,153 off campus room & board
$1,420 books and supplies
$986 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$22,333 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,774 tuition
$9,153 off campus room & board
$1,420 books and supplies
$986 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,946 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
71% of students receive aid
40% get federal aid ($4,690 avg)
20% get state aid ($1,731 avg)
6% get institn'l aid ($3,946 avg)
58% get loans ($4,912 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 $5,369 46%
Federal Grant Aid $4,690 40%
Pell Grants $4,665 40%
Other Federal Grants $1,422 1%
Institution Grant Aid $3,946 6%
State Grant Aid $1,731 20%
Student Loans $4,912 58%
Federal Loans $4,899 58%
Other Loans $8,633 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 $322
Out of State $392


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Ivan from Wheaton, IL
  • Apr-07-2017 I am a current student here

    Again, BEST FINANCIAL DECISION YOU CAN MAKE! If you're not made of money come here first, it will let you explore your options without putting you in debt.

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  • 5
  • leydi from lombard, il
  • Jul-18-2016 I am a current student here

    i feel like all the work and money spent has been worth it. it's expensive compared to other community colleges but it's a high class one.

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  • 5
  • Marco from Lisle, IL
  • Mar-09-2015 I am a current student here

    You've got certificates, 2 year programs, 4 year programs with partnered universities at less than half the cost. Great if you're in a tight budget but still want quality education. The COD library can be steep at times but is of great convenience.

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