Minnesota Signs Off On Tuition Deal With Wisconsin

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

The state of Minnesota has signed off on a deal previously approved by Wisconsin that keeps alive the two-state tuition reciprocity agreement but with some changes affecting students from Wisconsin.

The program allows Wisconsin and Minnesota college-bound students to pay instate tuition even if they attend public universities in the other state.

Wisconsin used to make up the difference between the resident tuition rate for a Wisconsin student to attend a comparable institution in Minnesota.

Under the change approved by Minnesota on Monday, that difference would have to be paid by the student.

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