|Tuition and fees*||$13,296|
|Room and meal plan (multiple occupancy, 7-day unlimited meal plan)||$9,816|
|Total institutional expenses||$23,112|
|Estimated additional personal expenses:|
|Books and supplies||$972|
|Estimated cost of attendance (in-state)||$28,048|
*All expenses are estimates, based on a courseload of 30 hours. Actual tuition and fees may vary.
** The miscellaneous category represents the average amount students spend during an academic year on incidentals such as transportation, clothing, personal items, and recreation. It is included only to remind students to budget for those items, and is not an expense payable to Illinois State.
Or, you can estimate your cost of attendance using our online calculator.
When considering the cost of college, it’s important
to look at the value of the education you will get. Illinois State consistently ranks as one of the top 100
best values in public colleges, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine.
The chart shows total Cost of Attendance (COA). Your financial need for financial aid purposes is equal to the COA minus your Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
Please note, many of the costs below such as books and supplies, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses, are not paid to the University, but to the seller or provider of the service. Also, room and board for off-campus and commuter students is paid by the student directly to the landlord, property manager, or family member. For detailed information regarding tuition, please visit Student Accounts.
You can also estimate your cost of attendance by using our online calculator.
The table below illustrates the estimated cost of attendance for an undergraduate student enrolled for 15 hours for fall and spring semesters.
The table below illustrates the estimated cost of attendance for a graduate student enrolled for 9 hours for fall and spring semesters.
*Commuters are students who live with a family member in Bloomington-Normal.