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WIU Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Inexpensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Western Illinois University Cost?

See current and projected tuition and fees for Western Illinois University, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. If you're looking for specific information on WIU costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does WIU Charge for Tuition?

$13,297 In-State Tuition & Fees
$13,297 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined tuition and fees at Western Illinois University for the 2020-2021 academic year was $13,297 for undergraduates. Students from Illinois did not receive a discount.

Tuition & Fees$8,886$4,411$13,297

Western Illinois University tuition and fees is the number charged to students for one year of attendance, and does not include room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does Western Illinois University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do WIU Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,933 a year. Western Illinois University compares well with this national average since its average yearly cost in tuition and fees was $13,297 for out-of-state students. In-state students pay the same as out-of state ones at WIU.

Take a look at the following chart to see how Western Illinois University compares to other schools in terms of tuition and fees.

NationwideGreat LakesIllinois
Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Western Illinois University Financial Aid.

WIU Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.12% Tuition Increase
1.23% Fee Increase
$58,250 Est. 4-Year Cost

WIU tuition and fees have grown about 1.82% annually for the past five years. The tuition increased by 2.12%, and fees by 1.23%. The estimated cost for this year's tuition and fees is $14,171 if the growth rate continues.

For two years of academic instruction, your cost will end up being $28,600 for two years and $58,250 for four years.

Remeber to factor in additional costs such as room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at WIU.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Unless your school has advertised price freezes, it is likely the cost of tuition and fees will go up every year. Make sure you factor this into your budget.

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