Utah lawmakers more generous with higher education

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Overall, state money for colleges and universities grew by 11.2 percent, or $81.2 million, a large chunk of which will go to equity funding.

UVU now gets $2,997 in public money per student, the lowest amount in the state. Salt Lake Community College is a close second at $3,202. Compare that to the University of Utah’s $6,744 per full-time student (though its research university status comes with costs).

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