Northern Illinois University News

53 percent of applicants to Northern Illinois University were admitted for fall 2017

At Northern Illinois University, 84 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 50 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

12,480 borrowers in default on student loans after attending four-year universities in Illinois

DeVry University and American Intercontinental University reported the largest share of borrowers at four-year universities who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Northwestern University ranks 3rd in U.S. for men's athletic student aid spending

Northwestern University, University of Illinois and Northern Illinois University are among U.S. colleges that spend the most on athletic student aid for men's teams, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Cost of college went up for all students at Northern Illinois University

In-state tuition and fees rose 1 percent for 2017-18 at Northern Illinois University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois public colleges, universities report 10.7 percent default rate on student loans

At Kennedy King College, 26.3 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis.

8,050 borrowers in default on student loans after attending public Illinois colleges

College of DuPage reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Graduates earn 5,283 degrees, certificates from Northern Illinois University

About 18.3 percent of the 5,283 degrees and certificates handed out by the Northern Illinois University in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs that yea

Illinois colleges, universities report 9.6 percent default rate on student loans

At Larry's Barber College in Chicago, 40.3 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

College softball earns $19.6 million for Illinois schools

DePaul University, Illinois State University and Bradley University top the list of highest grossing programs in Illinois, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

19,560 borrowers in default on student loans after attending Illinois schools

DeVry University in Chicago reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Analysis: 9 Illinois public colleges hike in-state tuition faster than inflation over 3 years

From Prairie State Wire

Nine public schools in Illinois raised tuition faster than inflation over a three-year period, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of in-state tuition for 2013-14 and 2016-17 at 115 public colleges and universities in 10 Midwest states.

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