College Rankings - Most Affordable Campus Towns in Illinois

College expenses include more than just tuition and textbooks. The cost of living on campus is a huge factor in making school affordable. Here's a look at the top colleges and universities where students are able to financially keep their head above water.

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1
Elmhurst College
Elmhurst, IL
8.92 / 10
2
Southern Illinois Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL
8.80 / 10
3
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL
8.70 / 10
4
Illinois State University
Normal, IL
8.70 / 10
5
Dominican University
River Forest, IL
8.66 / 10
6
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL
8.62 / 10
7
Monmouth College
Monmouth, IL
8.62 / 10
8
S Illinois Carbondale
Carbondale, IL
8.60 / 10
9
Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais, IL
8.60 / 10
10
Quincy University
Quincy, IL
8.58 / 10
11
Wheaton College - Illinois
Wheaton, IL
8.56 / 10
12
North Central College
Naperville, IL
8.50 / 10
13
National Louis University
Chicago, IL
8.44 / 10
14
Illinois College
Jacksonville, IL
8.44 / 10
15
Moody Bible Institute
Chicago, IL
8.42 / 10
16
Governors State University
University Park, IL
8.42 / 10
17
Aurora University
Aurora, IL
8.42 / 10
18
Greenville College
Greenville, IL
8.38 / 10
19
Knox College
Galesburg, IL
8.38 / 10
20
Northern Illinois University
Dekalb, IL
8.36 / 10
21
Rockford University
Rockford, IL
8.34 / 10
22
Trinity International - Deerfield
Deerfield, IL
8.32 / 10
23
Eureka College
Eureka, IL
8.30 / 10
24
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL
8.30 / 10
25
Lake Forest College
Lake Forest, IL
8.28 / 10