2018 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduate Per Credit Hour
For academic year 2017-2018, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Northern Illinois University is $14,299 for in-state and $23,817 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2018-2019 estimated tuition & fees at Northern Illinois University is $14,549 for in-state and $23,965 for out-of-state students.
Tuition & Fees Northern Illinois University 2017-2018 Academic Year (Undergraduate)
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2016-2017$14,053 $23,670$13,360
2017-2018$14,299$23,817$13,098
Change % 2017-20181.75%0.62%-1.96%
2018-2019$14,549$23,965$12,841
***The estimated 2018-2019 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $13,982 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $20,473 for academic year 2017-2018. The graduate 2018-2019 estimated tuition & fees at Northern Illinois University is $14,126 for in-state and $22,696 for out-of-state students.
Tuition & Fees Northern Illinois University 2017-2018 Academic Year (Graduate)
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2016-2017$13,839 $22,407$13,360
2017-2018$13,982$22,551$13,098
Change % 2017-20181.03%0.64%-1.96%
2018-2019$14,126$22,696$12,841
***The estimated 2018-2019 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours.
Per Credit Hour Charge At Northern Illinois University (2017-2018)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2016-2017$432$791
2017-2018$440$496
2018-2019$448$311
Graduate2016-2017$494$851
2017-2018$793$916
2018-2019$1,273$986

The 2018 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 1.75% for in-state rates and 0.62% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The graduate tuition has been risen by 1.03% for in-state rates and 0.64% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The Living costs decreased by 1.96% from the previous year for both on-campus and off-campus stay.


2018 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

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Northern Illinois University 2018 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$14,299$1,400$13,098$23,817$1,400 $13,098
Graduate$13,982 $1,400$13,098$22,551 $1,400$13,098

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