EIU continues tuition discount program

By Kelsey Gibbs | kgibbs@wcia.com

Published 05/19 2014 04:35PM

Updated 05/19 2014 05:30PM

CHARLESTON -- A program which has helped many under-privileged students will continue. Lawmakers approved the Eastern Illinois University Discount Program. It costs about $1 million. It offers tuition discounts to students based on their available income. The university has been experimenting with the program for three years. The bill now heads to the governor.

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