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Does it Cost More to Go to a Public University in Illinois Than in Other States?

On average, how much does it cost for an Illinois resident to attend a public university in Illinois?

Does it Cost More to Go to a Public University in Illinois Than in Other States?
College is costly. There's no denying that. And private institutions cost more to attend than their public brethren. Public universities are supposed to more affordable higher education options, but in some states, they stretch the term "affordable."

And one of those states is Illinois.

The average in-state tuition and fees at public Illinois universities across the state is the fifth highest mark in the nation. How much do Illinois residents pay on average?

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The good news is some of the public schools contributing to that high dollar figure are among the best in both the state and in the country. They appear on our list of the 10 best universities in Illinois according to U.S. News and World Report.

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