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UIUC Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Cost?

See current and projected in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. If you're looking for specific information on UIUC costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does UIUC Charge for Tuition?

$17,634 In-State Tuition & Fees
$37,632 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

At University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign the average out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates was $37,632 in 2020-2021. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $17,634 per year.


These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UIUC Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is fairly expensive when compared to other schools across the United States. It's yearly out-of-state tuition and fees costs for undergrads is $37,632.

Average in-state tuition and fees for schools across the country is $16,784 a year for undergraduate students. Undergraduates who hail from Illinois pay an average of $17,634 a year to attend UIUC, making the school fairly expensive if you only consider tuition and fees alone.

The chart below shows how UIUC compares to other schools nationwide, in the region, and in the state.

NationwideGreat LakesIllinois
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesExpensiveExpensiveExpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesExpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Financial Aid.

UIUC Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

0.77% In-State Tuition Increase
1.28% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$63,442 Est. 4-Year Cost

Tuition and Fees for in-state University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign increased with an average annual rate of 0.77% over the past five years. This school year, in-state students can expect to pay $15,679 if the growth keeps up.

If in-state tuition and fees keeps growing at the same pace, the estimated cost for two years at UIUC would be $31,479, and $63,442 for four years.

During the same time period, tuition and fees for out-of-state students have increased by 1.28%. Out-of-state students will be charged approximately $33,738 in this academic year if the costs keep going up at the same rate.

For two years This means an estimated $67,906 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at UIUC, and $137,558 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UIUC.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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