University Of Illinois Sets Up $36 Million Financial Aid Fund To Offset Tuition HikeStudents from Illinois will have priority in accessing the Students FIRST: COVID-19 Emergency Fund, which will be used to cover the 1% tuition increase at the Springfield campus and the 1.8% increase at the Chicago and Urbana/Champaign campuses.
Third Catholic School Granted Reprieve From ClosureAfter being pegged for closure last January, St. Florian School, 13110 S. Baltimore Ave., will remain open for the foreseeable future with a combination of tuition increases, greater outside support and increased oversight and governance.
U. Of I. OKs Smallest Tuition Hike In 18 YearsTuition for new in-state University of Illinois undergraduate students this fall will increase by 1.7 percent under a plan approved Thursday, marking the smallest tuition hike at the university in almost 20 years.
Protests As Columbia College Plans To Raise Tuition, Weighs Cutting ProgramsStudents and faculty at Columbia College are protesting plans to raise tuition, as the school also weighs cutting some programs and restructuring some academic departments, according to published reports.