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Affording the Opportunity

Facts about Financial Aid... by the numbers

  • 75%
    of 2 year college students benefit from Financial Aid.
  • 299 
    In 2020, 299 students received over $340,000 in scholarships.
  • $37,172 
     Average accumulated debt of a 4-year college student at graduation. 

How much does it REALLY cost to attend IVCC?

Illinois Valley Community College prides itself on affordability and accessibility, and did not raise tuition for the 19/20 school year. IVCC students complete their first two years of college at a fraction of the cost of other in-state options. 

Q: Am I eligible for Financial Aid?

A: There's only one way to find out. Follow the steps below to claim your money for college.

Complete FAFSA Apply for Admission Apply for Scholarships

Anticipate an award notification in early spring.

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IVCC cares about their students. They care about our emotional well-being.
Gaby Nanez
Nursing Student 

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