Tuition increases lower than usual at U.S. universities

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The time of year has arrived for higher education administrators to buckle down to determine tuition costs before the fall, and many universities are giving students' pocketbooks a bit of a break.

Despite years of consistent raises, some universities are experiencing lower tuition increases than years past.

Ball State University administrators approved its lowest tuition increase in 37 years at about 2%, a 2.9% increase marked the University of Vermont's lowest increase in 36 years and Indiana University increased tuition by about 1.75% -- the lowest in 35 years.

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