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The University of Illinois is expected to raise tuition for incoming students who start classes at its three campuses next year by 4.8%.

Trustees meeting in Chicago Thursday are expected to raise both tuition and room and board.

Information released by the university just before the meeting shows annual undergraduate tuition at Urbana-Champaign would increase by $532 to $11,636. In Chicago, tuition would increase by $468 to $10,232. In Springfield, the cost in would increase $420 a year to $9,090.

Illinois law locks in the rate a first-year student pays for four years.

Housing costs would go up $236 a year to $9,688 in Urbana-Champaign and $198 a year to $10,060 in Chicago. In Springfield, the increase would be $200 a year to $9,870.

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