University of Michigan looks to out-of-state students to subsidize low in-state tuition increase

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University of Michigan has adopted its lowest in-state tuition increase in three decades — and it's doing so in part by putting an additional cost burden on out-of-state students.

During a public meeting Thursday afternoon, the school's eight-member governing board in a 6-2 vote approved a 1.1 percent increase for underclassmen residents, bringing the in-state rate to $13,142, and a 3.2 percent increase for out-of-staters, bringing the non-resident rate to $40,392 for freshmen and sophomores.

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