WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

Local News

WJBD - Local News - University of Illinois Expected to Consider Housing-Cost Rise

University of Illinois Expected to Consider Housing-Cost Rise

By The Associated Press

URBANA, Ill. (AP) - Later this month trustees at the University of Illinois will consider an increase of 2 percent to almost 7 percent in the cost of student housing on its three campuses.  Fees would also rise but recommendations for tuition for the coming school year have not been made.  

The News-Gazette newspaper in Champaign reports that trustees will meet Jan. 24 in Chicago and consider raising the annual cost of housing at the Urbana-Champaign campus about 3 percent to $9,979.  The cost in Chicago would increase by 2 percent to $10,600 a year. In Springfield housing costs would increase by almost 7 percent to $10,350.  

Fees would rise 1 percent to $2,916 in Urbana and 1.5 percent to $2,948 in Chicago. Springfield fees would increase 6 percent to $1,892.

See other LocalNews news:

Effingham Man Hurt in One Vehicle Crash in Kinmundy
Police Beat for Saturday, July 4th, 2015
Closer Look: Despite Budget Deadlock, There Are Ways Out
East St. Louis Paid Big Legal Fees to State Senator's Firm
Records: Man Accused of Pulling Gun on Trooper Has Record




This Site logo