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College Costs

How much will you need to pay for college?

If you're paying for college, you will save literally thousands of dollars by coming to Parkland. At $164.00 per credit hour for most courses, Parkland is less than half the cost of a public university, and a fraction of the cost of private schools. Compare the average annual tuition for Illinois schools…

  • Parkland College:  $4,920*
  • Public Universities:  $15,530*
  • Private Institutions:  $26,365*

Other potential expenses:
Room and Board $5,500
Books and Supplies $1,200
Transportation $1,800
Misc. Expenses $1,500
Total potential expenses $10,000
Use the Net Price Calculator as a tool to  calculate your educational expenses. Remember, they are average costs. Yours may vary, according to number of credit hours you take, types and number of books you have to purchase, and your living arrangements.

Check at the ISAC.org for more online information on planning and paying for college.

Call 217/351-2482 if you’d rather just talk to someone.

*Tuition rate of $245.50 for Tier 2 courses (class prefix: AFM, CNH, DHG, LPN, NUR, OTA, RTT, SUR, VTT, XRA) not included in estimation. 
*Sources: Illinois Student Assistance Commission and Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System

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