Tuition and Fees

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Fall 2022, spring 2023, summer 2023

  • All District 526 residents under age 65 – $137.00 per credit hour
  • All District 526 residents age 65 and over who verify their age with Registration Services – Tuition free (academic credit courses only)
  • Out-of-district residents with chargeback authorization – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Out-of-district residents within Illinois without chargeback authorization – $274.00 per credit hour
  • Out-of-state and foreign residents – $411.00 per credit hour
  • ñ Truck Driver Training program– $3,900

Fall 2023, spring 2024, summer 2024

  • All District 526 residents under age 65 – $137.00 per credit hour
  • All District 526 residents age 65 and over who verify their age with Registration Services – Tuition free (academic credit courses only)
  • Out-of-district residents with chargeback authorization – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Out-of-district residents within Illinois without chargeback authorization – $274.00 per credit hour
  • Out-of-state and foreign residents – $411.00 per credit hour
  • ñ Truck Driver Training program– $4,500

Some courses have a variable tuition rate in excess of the standard in-district tuition rate. Variable tuition rates for the specific programs and courses listed below will be applied per credit hour, in addition to the standard in-district tuition rate.Amounts stated are those in effect at publication date and are subject to board review.

Fall 2022, spring 2023, summer 2023

  • Agri-Business Management (ABM) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Agriculture (AGR) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Agri-Fertilizer Operations (AFO) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Architecture and Construction Technology (ACT) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Art (ART) sections, except ART 101, 110, 204, 205, 208 and 290 – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Associate Degree Radiography (RAD) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Auto Body (AUB) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Automotive Technology (AUT) sections, except AUT 210 – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Aviation (AVI) sections – $205.50 per credit hour
  • Building Maintenance (BDM) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Culinary Arts (CLA) sections, except CLA 100 and 260 – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Digital Applications (DAP) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Digital Media (DGM) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Digital Multimedia (DME) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Digital Web Design (DWD) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (ARH) sections, except ARH 210 – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Horticulture/Landscape Design/Turf Management (HRT) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Integrated Media Design (IMD) – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Neurodiagnostic Technology (NDT) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Practical Nursing (PCN) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Respiratory Care (RCP) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Surgical Technology (SGT) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Welding (WEL) sections, except WEL 102 – $68.50 per credit hour

Fall 2023, spring 2024, summer 2024

  • Agri-Business Management (ABM) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Agriculture (AGR) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Agri-Fertilizer Operations (AFO) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Architecture and Construction Technology (ACT) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Art (ART) sections, except ART 101, 110, 204, 205, 208 and 290 – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Associate Degree Radiography (RAD) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Auto Body (AUB) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Automotive Technology (AUT) sections, except AUT 210 – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Aviation (AVI) sections – $205.50 per credit hour
  • Building Maintenance (BDM) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Culinary Arts (CLA) sections, except CLA 100 and 260 – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Diesel Technologies (DET) sections, except 204 and 207 – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Digital Applications (DAP) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Digital Media (DGM) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Digital Multimedia (DME) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Digital Web Design (DWD) sections – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (ARH) sections, except ARH 210and 220 – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Horticulture/Landscape Design/Turf Management (HRT) sections – $34.25 per credit hour
  • Integrated Media Design (IMD) – $68.50 per credit hour
  • Neurodiagnostic Technology (NDT) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Practical Nursing (PCN) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Respiratory Care (RCP) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Surgical Technology (SGT) sections – $137.00 per credit hour
  • Welding (WEL) sections, except WEL 102 – $68.50 per credit hour

Fee for online and open-entry courses – $20.00 per credit hour

Fees stated are those in effect at publication date and are subject to board review.

Activity fee

The activity fee is collected by the college and distributed by the Student Senate. The activity fee provides opportunities for participation in many cultural events, special events, campus activities, The Lamp and student clubs. Rates are:

  • Activity fee: $2.00 per credit hour
  • In-district residents, age 65 or older: No activity fee charge

Classroom support/technology fee

  • $10.50 per credit hour

Infrastructure fee

  • $3.50 per credit hour

Other course fees

Fees stated are those in effect at publication date and are subject to board review.

  • Golf Courses (ESS 107) have a course fee of $30 per class
  • Bowling Courses (ESS 103) have a course fee of $30 per class
  • Physical Conditioning Courses (ESS 112) have a course fee of $50 per class
  • Strength Training Courses (ESS 113) have a course fee of $50 per class
  • Electrical Distribution Lineman courses (EDL) have an additional course fee.
    • Beginning in the fall 2022 semester, classes with 2.0 credit hours will have a course fee of $512and classes with 3.5 credit hours will have a course fee of $1,021.
    • Beginning in the fall 2023 semester, classes with 1.5 credit hours will have a course fee of $384, classes with 2.0 credit hours will have a course fee of $512, classes with 3.0 credit hours will have a course fee of $768 and classes with 3.5 credit hours will have a course fee of $1,021.
  • Private applied Music Courses (MUS 131, 132, 133, 231, 232, 233) have a private applied music fee of $250 per credit hour.

  • General admission: No charge
  • Transcripts, unofficial: No charge
  • Transcripts, official: Fee paid to Parchment
  • Graduation application: No charge
  • Commencement participation: Contact ñ Bookstore at217-786-2456 to order (cap, gown, tassel)
  • Proficiency test: $20 per test
  • Proficiency credit: $50 per course
  • External licensing certification: $50 per course

  • Late registration fee (after session begins): $20
  • Returned check service fee: $15
  • Library overdue charge: $10