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Carl Sandburg College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$11,914 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,608 tuition
$4,500 off campus room & board
$756 books and supplies
$50 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$12,586 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,280 tuition
$4,500 off campus room & board
$756 books and supplies
$50 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,898 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
86% of students receive aid
62% get federal aid ($5,677 avg)
46% get state aid ($3,245 avg)
27% get institn'l aid ($3,898 avg)
10% get loans ($4,702 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.68% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.55% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $7,126 85%
Federal Grant Aid $5,677 62%
Pell Grants $4,179 58%
Other Federal Grants $3,413 32%
Institution Grant Aid $3,898 27%
State Grant Aid $3,245 46%
Student Loans $4,702 10%
Federal Loans $2,015 5%
Other Loans $2,388 5%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: August 25
Does Carl Sandburg College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Tuition Guaranteed Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2400 Tom L. Wilson Boulevard
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 344-2518
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $236
Out of State $260


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Seth from Galesburg, IL
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    You will get the most bang out of your buck for joining the clubs that are offered a Carl Sandburg. There's a Variety of clubs from welding club to music clubs they have them at Carl Sandburg.

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  • 3
  • Brett from Oneida, IL
  • I am a current student here

    I've been told that is college is one of the higher tuition community colleges in the state of Illinois. However, you get what you pay for!

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  • 5
  • CSC Student, IL
  • I am a current student here

    i have found the prices here absolutely reasonable. since i have tried to excel, my teachers have stayed on top of me, and given me extra work to prevent me from getting bored. this led to workstudy, experience, an impressive resume, and endless opportunity. the teachers actually care about the students, and as a result of this, many have spent lots of extra time giving us more bang for our buck.

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