Not Increase Undergraduate Tuition
State University Board of Trustees did not increase undergraduate tuition
for the 2005 academic year during their meeting Monday.
The board did decide
that, beginning with the 2006-2007 academic year, all undergraduate
hours will be billed at the approved hourly rate in effect at that time.
At present, there is a "window" of 12 to 16 credit hours, in which students
pay $2,020 per regular semester. Starting in 2006, students will pay
for each credit hour.
graduate tuition $23 per credit hour, which means graduate students
will pay a total of $225 per credit hour beginning this fall. Out-of-state
graduate students will pay two times the in-state rate, or $450 per
The board also adopted
a resolution that stipulates that distance learning courses will be
charged at the rate of $169 per credit hour for undergraduates and $225
per credit hour for graduate students.
The resolution is
contingent upon the governor's fiscal year 2005 budget recommendation
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