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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Urbana-Champaign Campus
The University of Illinois will receive $748,000 in state capital funds for road work around the Urbana-Champaign campus.
In-state students enrolling this fall at the University of Illinois' flagship campus will have to pay more than $100,000 for four years on campus.
New figures out Monday show international enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities grew nearly 6 percent last year, driven by a 23-percent increase from China, even as total enrollment was leveling out. But perhaps more revealing is where much of the growth is concentrated: big, public land-grant colleges, notably in the Midwest.
Want to see how quickly the look and business model of American public universities are changing? Visit a place like Indiana University. Five years ago, there were 87 undergraduates from China on its idyllic campus in Bloomington. This year: 2,224.