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University of Illinois raises student fees & housing charges

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CHICAGO, IL (KWWL) -- The University of Illinois has raised the cost of student housing on its three campuses and increased student fees.

Trustees voted Thursday to raise the cost of room and board at Urbana-Champaign by 4.6 percent to $9,086.

The cost at the Chicago campus will increase 6 percent to $9,688.

In Springfield, the cost will go up 2.2 percent to $9,400.

Trustees also voted to increase undergraduate student fees by 2.8 percent in Urbana-Champaign, by 1.3 percent in Chicago and 6.4 percent in Springfield. Students will pay $2,842 in student fees in Urbana-Champaign, $2,928 in Chicago and $1,714 in Springfield.

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