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Analysis: 748 Illinois college athletes participate in outdoor track and field

North Central College reported having the most outdoor track and field athletes in the state in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Women's college outdoor track in Illinois grosses $649,795

Judson University women's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs in the state, reporting $97,921 – or $8,902 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Cost of college was unchanged for all students at College of DuPage

In-state tuition and fees was unchanged for 2017-18 at College of DuPage, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 5,213 degrees, certificates from College of DuPage

About 25.8 percent of the 5,213 degrees and certificates handed out by the College of DuPage in 2016-17 were to students in Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to

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.

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.

College of DuPage veterans join Fermilab internship program

A new internship program for veterans is giving College of DuPage students valuable work experience at Fermilab.

Durbin urges warnings on for-profit schools but remains silent on College of DuPage scandal, public school abuses

As the school year winds down, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) continues to champion his cause against for-profit postsecondary education; however, one legal expert notes that “there is more than a double standard” at play in Durbin’s criticism.

Why is Sen. Durbin so critical of for-profit colleges while remaining quiet on College of DuPage scandal?

The College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL is facing a federal criminal investigation for its spending, contracts and financial oversight, but Sen. Dick Durbin appears more interested in criticizing for-profit colleges than on commenting on the College of DuPage scandal in his own state.

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