3:18 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

NIU Board Approves Tuition Hike

Credit NIU

Tuition is going up at Northern Illinois University. On Thursday, the Board of Trustees approved a 2-percent increase for incoming freshman and graduate students.

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6:33 am
Tue December 18, 2012

Tuition Rule Hurts Some Illinois Community Colleges

Rock Valley College

UPDATE: 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.

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.

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4:28 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

New NIU students' tuition up $200 in fall

NIU's Altgeld Hall
Susan Stephens WNIJ

This fall’s crop of freshmen at Northern Illinois University can expect to pay $200 more in tuition per semester than last year’s freshmen. The NIU Board of Trustees approved a tuition increase of 4.75% at its meeting Thursday.

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