tuition http://northernpublicradio.org en NIU Board Approves Tuition Hike http://northernpublicradio.org/post/niu-board-approves-tuition-hike <div></div><div>Tuition is going up at Northern Illinois University.&nbsp;On Thursday,&nbsp;the Board of Trustees approved a 2-percent increase for incoming freshman and graduate students. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 20:18:35 +0000 Mike Moen 31796 at http://northernpublicradio.org NIU Board Approves Tuition Hike Tuition Rule Hurts Some Illinois Community Colleges http://northernpublicradio.org/post/tuition-rule-hurts-some-illinois-community-colleges <p><strong>UPDATE:</strong> <em>Rock Valley College Trustees have rejected a $6 per credit hour tuition rate hike. But the discussion about the need for a tuition increase will continue next month. </em></p><p>Community colleges in Illinois sometimes face a disincentive for wanting to keep tuition rates lower. A potential law change might make things easier. But opponents of the current rules say they come with unintended consequences. Officials say the law is partly to blame for a possible rate hike at a northern Illinois school. Tue, 18 Dec 2012 12:33:22 +0000 Mike Moen 22879 at http://northernpublicradio.org Tuition Rule Hurts Some Illinois Community Colleges New NIU students' tuition up $200 in fall http://northernpublicradio.org/post/new-niu-students-tuition-200-fall <p>This fall&rsquo;s crop of freshmen at Northern Illinois University can expect to pay $200 more in tuition per semester than last year&rsquo;s freshmen. The NIU Board of Trustees approved a tuition increase of 4.75% at its meeting Thursday.</p><p> Thu, 10 May 2012 21:28:50 +0000 Susan Stephens 11524 at http://northernpublicradio.org New NIU students' tuition up $200 in fall