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Tuition for full-time, undergraduate, resident students has increased by 225% since 1997.

Officials mull options as tuition, fees increase

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief August 28, 2019

The Board of Trustees approved tuition increases for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees June 4 in the Griffin Center. Following a public forum on...

Trustees approve tuition increase

Trustees approve tuition increase

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief June 4, 2019

The Board of Trustees approved tuition increases for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees June 4 in the Griffin Center. Following a public forum on...

University seeks tuition increase for next two years

University seeks tuition increase for next two years

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2019

The university will host a public forum on tuition and fee increases for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2019 academic years at 3 p.m. June 4 in the Griffin Center. The forum will be followed by a Board of Trustees...

Fee increase to fund programs, activities for ‘several years’

Fee increase to fund programs, activities for ‘several years’

RIley Guerzini, News Editor October 30, 2017

Infographic by Abigail Stanley   Aleisha Jones said she is quite aware of what she is paying in tuition and fees every semester and she doesn’t want to pay an extra $50 for the student...

Trustees approve housing, meal plan rate increase

Riley Guerzini, News Editor September 7, 2017

The university Board of Trustees approved an increase to the cost of housing and meal plans at its meeting Thursday morning. Per semester apartment rates will increase $69 for two bedroom apartments...

The 2015 enrollment was taken during the first week of the semester whereas this year’s was taken in the fourth week. Therefore the data in the university Fact Book does not allow for direct correlation to find an increase or decrease in enrollment.

‘Apples to oranges’

University moves census date, enrollment increases
Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief September 21, 2016

When compared to the fourth week data from 2015, overall university enrollment has grown by 28 students. The enrollment data released this year does not directly correspond with data released last year...

New fee hard to see

Students pay more for activities without notification
Gabi Wy, Features Editor September 1, 2016

Junior John Mathews didn’t know the student activity fee doubled this fall, and he said he’d have liked to be notified. Over the summer, the Board of Trustees approved the doubling of the student...

Tuition hike for funding grinds gears

Vanessa Roach August 19, 2015

The Board of Trustees approved a six percent tuition increase July 9. Tuition for in-state undergraduate students at the university will increase three percent in the 2015-2016 school year, and another...

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