West Virginia's Higher Education Policy Commission OKs tuition increases

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The cost of an education is about to go substantially higher at five West Virginia colleges.

The Higher Education Policy Commission approved proposed tuition increases at West Virginia University, West Virginia State University, Fairmont State University, Shepherd University and Bluefield State College at a special meeting Tuesday.

The commission must approve any increase greater than 5 percent for in-state students.  

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