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Cost of Attendance

2017-18 Cost of Attendance

The following figures reflect survey data that determines your cost of attending SVCC for the 2017-18 academic year. Your indirect educational costs are based on your own circumstances, and can vary from student to student. Depending on your situation and major, your direct educational costs may be higher or lower than those presented below. For more information regarding the Cost of Attendance, please contact our office at (815) 835-6339.

All budgets are based on 32 weeks / 9 months.

Tuition & Fees

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates for 15 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $3,690.00 $9,960.00 $11,460.00
Fees $500.00 $500.00 $500.00
Total Tuition and Fees $4,190.00 $10,460.00 $11,960.00

Indirect Costs

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Housing and Rent$7,608.00
Books and Supplies$1,390.00
Transportation$2,592.00
Miscellaneous Expenses$1,989.00
Grand Total $17,769.00 $24,039.00 $25,539.00

Summer

Summer COA is either 4 or 8 weeks in length, and can be determined by dividing the 32 week COA by the appropriate number of weeks.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Summer 4-Week $2,221.12 $3,004.88 $3,192.38
Summer 8-Week $4,442.25 $6,009.75 $6,384.75

Rationale

Tuition and Fees ($4,190.00)
Based on tuition of $123.00, student activity fee of $8.00, and technology fee of $3.00 per hour multiplied by 15 hours** per semester for 2 semesters, an additional $150.00 lab fees, and $10.00 registration fee per semester.
**Please note that the hours per semester have been adjusted from previous years.
Housing / Rent Costs ($7,608.00)
Based on average median contracted rent from the five counties within SVCC’s district.
Books and Supplies ($1,390.00)
Based on the national average and the average that SVCC students spent in 2015-2016.
Transportation ($2,592.00)
Allows for average driving distance of 30 miles per day (roundtrip) for 80 days per semester, multiplied by the current Illinois mileage reimbursement rate (.540).
Miscellaneous Expenses ($1,989.00)
Based on the 2016 national average provided from Wells Fargo and Collegedata.com.

2016-17 Cost of Attendance

The following figures reflect survey data that determines your cost of attending SVCC for the 2016-17 academic year. Your indirect educational costs are based on your own circumstances, and can vary from student to student. Depending on your situation and major, your direct educational costs may be higher or lower than those presented below. For more information regarding the Cost of Attendance, please contact our office at (815) 835-6339.

All budgets are based on 32 weeks / 9 months.

Tuition & Fees

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates for 14 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $3,108.00 $8,960.00 $9,716.00
Fees $478.00 $478.00 $478.00
Total Tuition and Fees $3,586.00 $9,438.00 $10,194.00

Indirect Costs

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Housing and Rent$6,966.00
Books and Supplies$1,887.00
Transportation$1,816.00
Miscellaneous Expenses$1,490.00
Grand Total $15,745.00 $21,597.00 $22,353.00

Summer

Summer COA is either 4 or 8 weeks in length, and can be determined by dividing the 32 week COA by the appropriate number of weeks.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Summer 4-Week $1,968.12 $2,699.62 $2,794.12
Summer 8-Week $3,936.25 $5,399.25 $5,588.25

Rationale

Tuition and Fees ($3,586.00)
Based on tuition of $111.00, student activity fee of $8.00, and technology fee of $3.00 per hour multiplied by 14 hours** per semester for 2 semesters, an additional $150.00 lab fees, and $10.00 registration fee per semester.
**Please note that the hours per semester have been adjusted from previous years.
Housing / Rent Costs ($6,966.00)
Based on Fall 2012 survey results - 9 months of housing of $500.00 and utilities and food of $250.00 per month then adjusted for 2016-17 based on CPI.
Books and Supplies ($1,887.00)
Based on the Fall 2012 survey. Average price for books $1,697.00 and $132.00 in supply costs then adjusted for 2016-17 based on CPI.
Transportation ($1,816.00)
Provides for $50.00 in gas per week, and an additional $160.00 per award year for incidental costs associated with driving then adjusted for 2016-17 based on CPI.
Miscellaneous Expenses ($1,490.00)
Based on the 14-15 allowance then adjusted for 2016-17 based on CPI.