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Elgin Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,939 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,427 tuition
$6,000 off campus room & board
$1,500 books and supplies
$12 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$19,459 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,947 tuition
$6,000 off campus room & board
$1,500 books and supplies
$12 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,477 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
51% of students receive aid
34% get federal aid ($4,127 avg)
17% get state aid ($1,357 avg)
14% get institn'l aid ($1,477 avg)
10% get loans ($3,654 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 7.12% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.17% 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 $4,131 44%
Federal Grant Aid $4,127 34%
Pell Grants $4,021 34%
Other Federal Grants $857 5%
Institution Grant Aid $1,477 14%
State Grant Aid $1,357 17%
Student Loans $3,654 10%
Federal Loans $3,550 10%
Other Loans $9,000 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: June 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Elgin Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123-7193
(847) 697-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $434
Out of State $498


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Michelle
  • I am a current student here

    Compared to getting prerequisites done at the tuition rate of a university, ECC is well worth the money.

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  • 5
  • student
  • I am a current student here

    The school is definitely the bang for the buck. You save a lot of money from going to ECC and completing you pre-equisites.

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  • 3
  • Jennifer from Fartlett, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Pretty affordable college. Small class sizes which are nice and allows a student to develop a personal connection with the professor if desired.

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