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Southwestern Illinois College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,032 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,970 tuition
$4,280 off campus room & board
$1,632 books and supplies
$150 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$21,662 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,600 tuition
$4,280 off campus room & board
$1,632 books and supplies
$150 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,675 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
59% of students receive aid
42% get federal aid ($4,501 avg)
8% get state aid ($1,189 avg)
15% get institn'l aid ($3,675 avg)
21% get loans ($3,426 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 12.4% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 8.13% 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 $4,734 54%
Federal Grant Aid $4,501 42%
Pell Grants $4,388 42%
Other Federal Grants $923 6%
Institution Grant Aid $3,675 15%
State Grant Aid $1,189 8%
Student Loans $3,426 21%
Federal Loans $3,304 23%
Other Loans $4,995 1%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 31
Financial aid deadline: May 31
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Southwestern Illinois College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221-5899
(618) 235-2700
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $399
Out of State $520


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Chris from Waterloo
  • I am a current student here

    It should be no shocker that SWIC is a community college, so its cost of tuition is fairly low compared to other colleges.

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  • 5
  • Amanda from Waterloo, IL
  • I am a past student here

    Financially, choosing to attend a community college for my first two years of higher education was genius. I received several scholarships, and ended up going free of charge- textbooks and all! SWIC offers so many scholarships, and it is so easy to apply- why wouldn't you check it out?

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  • 5
  • Morgan from Belleville, IL
  • I am a past student here

    It is completely affordable. They also offer financial aid like it's going out of style. There is a scholarship which gives you a free ride, not including books, if you're in the top ten percent of your high school class. The money is defiantly worth the education. There were many stimulating classes and quality teachers.

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