Online Tuition & Funding

Engineering online degree and non-degree students pay the same tuition regardless of residency.  Tuition and fees are due approximately one month after the start of the semester. Please see the Calendar for the current semester due date for tuition and fee payments.

Fall 2023 - Summer 2024 (Academic Year) Total Tuition and Fees for Online Degree Students Total Tuition and Fees for Non-Degree Online Students
1 credit hour $1137 $1137
2 credit hours $2274 $2274
3 credit hours $3411 $3411
4 credit hours $4548 $4548

* Online MCS Tuition (MCS Degree Students Only)

**Tuition and fees are direct costs charged by the university. The cost of attendance also includes indirect cost allowances for food, housing, books, supplies and other expenses. You will not be billed by the university for these costs unless you live in university housing.  Use the Illinois Cost Calculator for an estimated cost of attendance.


Please note: The University assesses a 2.5% convenience fee for all credit card transactions. Tuition and fee assessments will be calculated in the Banner system and made available for viewing in the Web Self-Service system.

The University will accept MasterCard, Discover, American Express, checks, and e-checks for payment of tuition and fees. Please note that the University assesses a 2.5% convenience fee for all credit card transactions. Visit the University Student Financial Services and Cashier Operations (USFSCO) Web site for details and contact our office if you have any questions about your student account.

Your student account is available online, via UI-Pay. Your student account shows real time account transactions and balance and is the official university bill. No paper bills will be mailed. Both students and Authorized Payers can access their student account to view and print all transactions.

Billing Your Company or Sponsor

If your education at the University of Illinois is being supported by an outside agency, please visit the University Bursar page to bill your agency directly. Outside agencies can be your company or business, other schools, educational foundations, and governmental agencies.