Costs & Financial Aid

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Applicants to CEE at Illinois will automatically be considered for all department scholarships and awards for which they are eligible. The University of Illinois provides financial assistance from a variety of University, federal, state and private resources, including free tuition for eligible in-state students and generous need-based scholarships. 

Tuition & Costs

Visit the Office of Admissions for information about tuition and expenses.

Tuition and Expenses →

Illinois Commitment

Four years. Free tuition. For all in-state students who meet eligibility requirements.

Illinois Commitment →

Office of Student Financial Aid

Information about types of aid, as well as the financial aid application form.

OSFA website →

Illinois Promise

A scholarship for newly admitted students at the University of Illinois who have the greatest amount of need.

I-Promise →

CEE Scholarships & Awards

Each year, CEE awards thousands of dollars in scholarships, fellowships and awards to outstanding students.

See CEE scholarships & past winners →

Paid Research for Undergrads

CEE offers paid research opportunities for students to work with in labs with faculty on their research projects.

Research Experience for Undergrads →

Additional information:

The Grainger College of Engineering has additional information on support available for eligible undergraduate and graduate engineering students, including merit-based scholarships for incoming freshmen. Learn more on the Grainger website.

Grainger website

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Undergraduate Admissions

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Graduate Admissions

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