Columbia College Chicago News

2,614 borrowers in default on student loans after attending private Illinois colleges

Columbia College Chicago and DePaul University 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.

Cost of college went up for all students at Columbia College Chicago

Tuition and fees rose 4.5 percent for 2017-18 at Columbia College Chicago, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 2,010 degrees, certificates from Columbia College Chicago

About 60 percent of the 2,010 degrees and certificates handed out by the Columbia College Chicago in 2016-17 were to students in Visual and Performing Arts programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure fro

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.

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.

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