WKU Public Radio News Staff
Thu April 6, 2006
College Tuition On The Rise
Frankfort, KY – Students at five state colleges and universities are going to have to pay a little more for their education starting in the fall.
Kentucky's Council on Postsecondary Education Wednesday approved tuition increases at U of L, WKU, Eastern, Northern and Kentucky State.
U of L students were hit the hardest. Tey'll face a 13% tuition increase next year. Tuition for in-state residents will go up $720.
Tuition at EKU will rise 11.4% with Kentucky State's going up 10.8%. Northern Kentucky students will se a 9.6% increase, while students at WKU will pay 10.2% more.
The council is scheduled to meet May 22nd to vote on a proposed tuition increase at Murray State.
Last month, the council approved rate hikes at the University of Kentucky, Morehead State and Kentucky's Community and Technical Colleges.