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These 4-year schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in Illinois

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-Chicago, Saint Anthony College of Nursing and Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences have the best 'on time' graduation rates among four-year schools in Illinois, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis

9 percent of applicants to Northwestern University were admitted for fall 2017

At Northwestern University, 95 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 51 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

These schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in Illinois

CAAN Academy of Nursing, CALC Institute of Technology and Career Center of Southern Illinois have the best 'on time' graduation rates in Illinois, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Cost of college went up for all students at Northwestern University

Tuition and fees rose 3.6 percent for 2017-18 at Northwestern University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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.

Graduates earn 7,955 degrees, certificates from Northwestern University

About 26 percent of the 7,955 degrees and certificates handed out by the Northwestern University in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, acco

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.

The price of education: Which 4-year Illinois schools charge the highest in-state tuition?

Illinois residents attending four-year schools pay the highest in-state tuition at University of Chicago, Northwestern University and School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 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.

Illinois for-profit colleges face increased scrutiny from state officials; advocates say for-profits offer students more options

Over the years, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) has been highly critical of for-profit colleges, which have come under increased scrutiny from local and federal agencies in the wake of various reports alleging deceptive practices in the recruitment or students in Illinois and around the country. 

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