College Resource Guide

State Senator Patrick Joyce is fighting to:

  • Increase college accessibility for all Illinois residents
  • Improve opportunities and affordability to our state's families to help keep our future leaders in Illinois

Useful links:

Federal Student Aid

Illinois grants

Illinois Scholarships

Colleges in the 40th District:

  • Governors State University - University Park, Will County; Public 4-year
  • Kankakee Community College - Kankakee, Kankakee County, Public 2-year
  • Olivet Nazarene University - Bourbonnais, Kankakee County; Private 4-year
  • Prairie State College - Chicago Heights, Cook County; Public 2-year


In-State Tuition Costs and Required Fees in Illinois

Institution Type  Average Cost of Tuition & Fees
Public 4-year  $14,455
Public 2-year $4,035
Graduate School $12,410