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These Three Midwestern Colleges Cost More than $60 To Apply To

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If you plan to head to the Midwest for college, and want to apply to a few colleges in the region, you’ll want to take note of some of the hefty college application fees.


So why is there a fee to just apply to college? An application fee is the cost that a school charges to review your application and decide if you should if you should be admitted to the school. The fee covers some of the manual labor involved. Some schools also charge a fee to ensure the students actually want to attend, if admitted.

Since eight out of 10 students apply to three or more colleges, it’s important to be aware application fees and your budget.


The average cost of a college application is currently about $43, so these Midwestern schools are on the high end, and you might want to select just a few, or you’ll be spending upwards of $500 before even getting admitted.


Three Midwestern Colleges With Expensive Application Fees






University of Illinois at Chicago




Northwestern University




University of Notre Dame




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