Tuition and Fees - Financial Aid | Judson University Christian College

Tuition & Fees 2022-23

Traditional Undergraduate Tuition
Tuition: $14,925 $29,850
Student Life Fee: $265 (commuter: $235) $530 (commuter: $470)
Technology Fee: $265 $530
Room and Board: $5,660* $11,320* (19 Meal Plan)
$5,555* $11,110* (14 Meal Plan)
$5,415* $10,830* (10 Meal Plan)
$5,610 $11,220** (10 Meal Plus Plan)

*Includes $25 flex dollars per semester to be used at Riverside Cafe or Jerry's Cafe. All flex dollars expire at the end of each academic semester.

**New 10 Meal Plus Plan includes $400 flex dollars per semester to be used at Riverside Cafe or Jerry's Cafe. All flex dollars expire at the end of each academic semester.

We also figure in our budget some Indirect Costs that the student may have while attending Judson University. These costs are not charged to the student's account.

Some courses have additional fees. Course fees are listed in the Course Description in the Online Catalog.  For a list of Traditional Undergraduate principle charges, click here


Additional Estimated Costs
Books: $635 $1,270
Transportation: $400 $800
Personal/Misc: $850 $1,700

The Student Accounts office can be reached at 847-628-2050.

Want to Know the Actual Cost?

A wide variety of scholarships and grants may be available based on your academic merit and financial need. Calculate your estimated costs using our Net Price Calculator or see the Grants and Scholarships page for a general break-down of available aid.

FAFSA Information

Filing Your FAFSA: To Complete your Free Application For Federal Student Aid, please visit

Judson FAFSA School Code: 001700

Important FAFSA Dates

October 1

Earliest date to submit your FAFSA. For your 2021-22 FAFSA, students are required to report information from an earlier tax year (2019 income and tax information instead of 2020 income and tax information). Illinois residents are encouraged to submit their FAFSA as close to October 1 as possible to receive full consideration for the MAP Grant.

November 15

Priority Deadline for Illinois Residents

February 1

FAFSA Priority Deadline to receive priority consideration for Judson University financial aid. FAFSAs will still be received and evaluated after the priority deadline.

Financial Aid Counselors

Our counselors are here to help you through the financial aid process at Judson University. You can meet with your counselor at an upcoming campus preview day, or at a campus visit. You may also send them an email about any financial aid questions you might have.

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You Can Afford It

At Judson we are committed to creating an affordable option for students from lower-income families in our surrounding communities to experience the excellent education that our university provides. Pay zero dollars up front out of pocket to become a student. This no money upfront tuition opportunity applies to high school seniors and transfer students for our traditional undergraduate programs who live within 45 miles of our Elgin campus.

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