Transfer Students

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An advocacy group is calling on Illinois to make higher education more equitable for students.  It says that means changing the way it funds post-secondary schooling.

Before they dug into the numbers, Kyle Westbrook said his group wanted to try to reframe the conversation around the cost of college in Illinois.

Susan Stephens

Community colleges are a major source of transfer students in northern Illinois. Students earn an associate's degree and continue their education at NIU for their bachelor's.