University of Illinois raises tuition

June 25, 2009 4:07:35 PM PDT
The University of Illinois has raised tuition by about 2.6 percent for freshman starting classes next fall.Tuition at the school's campus in Champaign-Urbana will go up to about $9,400 a year.

Freshman at the Chicago campus will pay a little more than $8,300. Those enrolled at the Springfield campus will pay $7,400 a year.

Under state law, incoming freshmen will pay those rates for the next four years. Rates for current students won't increase.