Eastern Illinois University News

52 percent of applicants to Eastern Illinois University were admitted for fall 2017

At Eastern Illinois University, 87 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 60 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

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

In-state tuition and fees rose 0.8 percent for 2017-18 at Eastern Illinois University, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 2,550 degrees, certificates from Eastern Illinois University

About 17.2 percent of the 2,550 degrees and certificates handed out by the Eastern Illinois University in 2016-17 were to students in Education programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. D

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.

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.

Economists' message to president, Congress: Deliver smart immigration policy

Nearly 1,500 economists, Republicans and Democrats, and members of every administration since President Ronald Reagan, have signed a letter urging the White House and Congress to recognize the benefits of immigration to the economy.

Cathy Molchin joins Heyl Royster's Peoria office

Cathy A. Molchin recently joined Heyl Royster law firm's Peoria office.

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