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U Of I Expected To Approve In-State Tuition Freeze

Trustees meet in Chicago on Thursday and will to vote on a plan announced last week to freeze tuition for the coming school year at current rates.


Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

University Of Illinois Mulls Freezing In-State Tuition

A board committee planned to review the proposal on Monday, and their recommendation is scheduled to go to the full board on Jan. 15.


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Hinsdale Sends Tuition Bills To Students Living Outside The District

The parents of 17 students at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South High Schools have been sent some big tuition bills.



Tuition Rising At Northern Illinois

Trustees at Northern Illinois University voted to approve a 2 percent tuition increase for new, in-state undergraduate students and current graduate students.


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Students Squeezed For Higher College Tuition As Administrative Salaries Rise

(CBS) — Anyone in college knows that paying the bills can be just plain hard. Fourteen million full-time college students work at least part-time to pay their tuition. Nationally, tuition has increased an average of […]


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Quinn Signs Bill Abolishing Legislative Scholarships

Illinois lawmakers have a limited time to hand out their last round of legislative scholarships.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Deep-Pocketed Universities Should Give Students Some Relief

The big issue these days is the high cost of tuition for college students, who are taking on more debt. CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson has a solution.


DePaul University

University Trustees Try To Duck ‘Occupy DePaul’ Protesters

Following several days of protests by a small but determined band of students, DePaul University’s trustees went to great lengths Saturday to try to avoid them as they debated a tuition increase.


Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

U Of I Raises Tuition By 4.8 Percent

The University of Illinois will raise tuition for incoming students at its campuses next year by 4.8 percent. When combined with increased housing costs and fees, one year on the flagship Urbana-Champaign campus will now cost more than $24,000.


Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

Tuition Hike Coming At U Of I

Tuition at the University of Illinois is expected to go up for the next school year, despite a new policy to limit increases.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011

Graduation Cap And Gown

Tuition Rising At Elgin Community College

For the first time in four years, it will cost more to attend Elgin Community College.

WBBM Newsradio–01/27/2011