Cost & Financial Aid

In this program you will be taking courses and utilizing campus resources and facilities, all of which have associated cost. You will be a full-time summer student in the program.

Your university account will be billed for tuition, room and board, and campus fees. Summer tuition is billed per credit hour; the cost will vary based on the number of credits you take. Summer Scholars register for 6 – 8 credits, which classifies you as a full-time summer student and makes you eligible for financial aid.

Financial Aid available for Summer 2019!

Summer Financial Aid Checklist:

  • Fill out the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at – 2018-2019 financial aid will cover Summer of 2019. 2019-2020 Financial Aid information is not applied to Summer 2019.
  • Register for classes on June 7 – The financial aid office processes summer financial aid once students are registered for the term.
  • Complete and turn in the University’s Financial Aid Application found
  • If you have further questions, please contact the office of Student Financial Aid at or 217-333-0100.

Summer Scholars Cost Breakdown
**based on Summer 2018 rates, subject to change

Residents Non-Residents International
Tuition (**rate/credit hour) $512 $998 $1149
Campus Fees $1,192 $1,192 $1,192
Room & Board (estimate) $2,667.60 $2,667.60 $2,667.60