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WVU Board Approved Tuition Increases

Reported by: Send eMail Kaylin Searles
Reported: Jun. 5, 2014 12:59 PM EDT
Updated: Jun. 6, 2014 1:13 PM EDT
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Weston , West Virginia

Tuition for higher education continues to rise throughout the state of West Virginia, and West Virginia University is not exempt from the increase.

The WVU Board of Governors approved Thursday close to an 8 percent tuition increase for in-state students and about 4 percent for out-of-state students.

This increase will result with in-state students paying $6,968 in tuition per year. Out-of-state tuition would rise to $20,424 per year.




WESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia University's Board of Governors is considering a proposed 8 percent tuition increase for in-state students.

Tuition for out-of-state students would increase by 4 percent.

The proposed increases are on the agenda for the board's meeting on Thursday at Jackson's Mill in Weston.

If the increases are approved, The Dominion Post reported that in-state students would pay $6,968 in tuition per year. Out-of-state tuition would rise to $20,424 per year.

Board members also are expected to vote on the university's budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

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