In-state tuition and book costs for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will continue to be among the highest for schools in the Big 10 conference, despite the UI Board of Trustees' vote on Thursday to extend an in-state tuition freeze for the fifth-straight year.
In a list of the 30 most populous counties in Illinois, Cook County ranked No. 1 for the rate of abortions performed there in 2017, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
Illinois received a score of 72 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.
An annual Illinois assessment of student, school and school district performance labels more than 77 percent of K-12 schools as exemplary or commendable, even though students' academic test results appear static and sub-par in many instances
Head coaches of DePaul University women’s teams earn an average of $224,721 annually – the 40th highest average salary in the nation – according to a Chicago City Wire analysis of federal education data.
Chicago-based Robert Morris University football fielded 190 players in 2016 – the seventh highest such student popularity number in the nation – according to a Prairie State Wire analysis of federal education data.
Northwestern University football brought in $375,549 per athlete in revenue in 2016, making it the highest-grossing football program in Illinois that year, according to a Prairie State Wire analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.
Head coaches of Northwestern University men’s teams earn an average of $824,724 annually – the highest such average salary in the state – according to a Prairie State Wire analysis of federal education data.
American Intercontinental University, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and Northern Illinois University are among four-year universities in Illinois that reported borrowers defaulting on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.