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Tuition Comparison

Coming to ECC for the first two years of your bachelor's degree is one of the smartest moves you can make! These are some of the most popular schools ECC students transfer to after receiving their associate's degree. Here is what you can save -- on tuition and fees alone -- if you attend ECC your first two years. And that doesn't even include the potential savings in room, board, and transportation you may enjoy by attending ECC. 


Tuition Comparison Summary - 2017-2018
Local Associate Degree Annual Tuition/ Fees* 2 Year Tuition/ Fees
Elgin Community College (transfer or AAS degree) $3,882 $7,764
 
Public Illinois Universities Annual Tuition/ Fees* 4 Year Tuition/ Fees 2 ECC +2 Tuition/ Fees Savings by attending ECC % Savings by attending ECC
Northern Illinois University $12,262 $49,048 $32,288 $16,760 34.17%
Illinois State University $14,062 $56,248 $35,888 $20,360 36.20%
University of Illinois - Urbana $15,868 $63,472 $39,500 $23,972 37.77%
University of Illinois - Chicago $13,704 $54,816 $35,172 $19,644 35.84%
 
Private Illinois Universities Annual Tuition/ Fees* 4 Year Tuition/ Fees 2 ECC + 2 Tuition/ Fees Savings by attending ECC % Savings by attending ECC
Judson University $29,434 $117,736 $66,632 $51,104 43.41%
Aurora University $23,520 $94,080 $54,804 $39,276 41.75%
DePaul University $38,410 $153,640 $84,584 $69,056 44.95%
 
Out-of-State Universities Annual Tuition/ Fees* 4 Year Tuition/ Fees 2 ECC + 2 Tuition/ Fees Savings by attending ECC % Savings by attending ECC
University of Iowa $8,964 $35,856 $25,692 $10,164 28.35%
Iowa State University $8,635 $34,540 $25,034 $9,506 27.52%

* Tuition and fees quoted as full-time (15 hours) fall and spring semesters based on 2017-2018 rates for ECC and the four-year institutions. www.elgin.edu/advancedstudies.

Source: www.collegeboard.org and individual school websites. All information, including tuition and fees, is subject to change.

 
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