University of Colorado President Bruce Benson told attendees at a Boulder campus town hall meeting today that as state funding drops, the university is keeping tuition rates reasonable.
Only three universities in the PAC-12 -- which CU is now a part of -- have lower tuition and fee rates than CU-Boulder, he said. They are the University of Oregon, Oregon State University and the University of Utah.
And, in the Big 10, only two schools have lower rates than CU-Boulder's $9,180 annual in-state tuition and fee rate, Benson said. In-state tuition rates for some California colleges have surpassed the $20,000 mark.
"I've never heard a complaint from parents that tuition at CU is too high," Benson said.