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Illinois Universities

26 Illinois Schools Make Forbes' Top Colleges Ranking for 2016

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.08.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Twenty-six Illinois colleges made Forbes' ninth annual ranking of the best colleges and universities in the country. In collaboration with the Center...

Despite Stopgap Budget Deal, Moody's Downgrades Credit Ratings Of Illinois Universities

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 07.06.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

After an entire year without an operating budget, Illinois breathed a sigh of relief June 30 when Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Democratic Legi...

The Top 30 "Best Value" Colleges in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 11.06.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Whether you prefer the atmosphere of a small college town or bustling big city, Illinois has plenty of options for those looking to advance their educ...

These 30 Colleges in Illinois Have the Highest Violent Crime Rates

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.23.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

How safe are Illinois' public and private colleges? Law Street Media recently published its campus crime rate data for 2015, which ranked hundreds o...

U.S. News & World Report Names 9 Universities in Illinois Among Best in Nation

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.22.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

On top of the metrics measured by U.S. News & World Report, finances, location, student life, areas of specialty, sports, student activities and many other factors must be considered before enrollment. But this list helps quantify a small portion of the variables facing future college students.

These Colleges Are Minting Moneymaker Grads!

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.05.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Choosing which college or university you want to spend the first four years of your independence (if you're lucky enough to get away from home) requires high schoolers to consider a lot of things at such a young tender age.

Top 10: Salaries of University Presidents in Illinois

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.18.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

We've pulled the Top 10 highest paid college presidents in Illinois for today's Top 10 list.

Illinois' Top Ten Universities

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.09.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

We took the U.S. News & World Report's ranking of universities in America and boiled it down to Illinois schools.

Capitol Doors: Boondoggle, Investment or Symptom?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.12.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

It seems like there are only two people who are happy about the shiny new $680,000 doors on the State Capitol: the architect overseeing the project and former Gov. Jim Thompson.

Lizzie Schiffman

Doubling Student Loan Interest Rate Would Hit Illinois Hard, Data Shows | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 05.03.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- If Congress fails to renew a 2007 law that halved the interest rates on federally subsidized Stafford loans, Illinois students will be star...