WVU Board OKs 4%, 6% Tuition Increases For FY2014

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

MONTGOMERY, W.Va. (AP) - Tuition at West Virginia University will rise 6 percent, or $366 per year, for resident undergraduates this fall under a new tuition and fees package approved by the Board of Governors.

The board also approved a 4 percent increase, or $764 per year, for non-resident undergrads.

The board's student representative voted no at Thursday's meeting at the WVU Institute of Technology in Montgomery.

Graduate students will see similar percentage increases.

Undergraduate and graduate students in health sciences face fee increases ranging from 1.6 percent to 10 percent.

Resident students at WVU Tech and Potomac State in Keyser will pay about 4.5 percent more. Non-residents at Tech face a 4.5 percent increase.

Non-residents at Potomac State will pay 1.7 percent more.

Housing costs will rise 4.5 percent on all campuses.

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