|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.
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The Federal Pell Grant is considered the foundation of the federal student aid program. It is a need-based grant that can be used for any educational expenses including tuition, fees, room and board, and/or other living expenses.
There is a limit to the total amount of Federal Pell Grants that a student may receive, which is the equivalent of 6 school years.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) increase gift aid for very high need undergraduate students.
MAP grants are the basis of the State of Illinois student financial assistance program.
STS Grants are awarded to students with high financial need according to criteria similar to those for the FSEOG.