Wayne State officials said the aim of the 30 percent tuition break is to help students graduate faster.
The Board of Regents unanimously approved a 1.6 percent tuition increase for in-state students and a 3.4 percent increase for out-of-state students.
Eastern Michigan University plans to allow students living in the U.S. without legal permission to qualify for in-state tuition starting with the fall semester of 2014.
Schools reporting highs this year include Michigan State University, University of Michigan-Flint and Grand Valley State.
Under the new policy, residency no longer will be the primary means of qualifying for in-state tuition.
Today’s lesson: Are graduates of the largest Michigan law school entitled to a tuition refund if they don’t find satisfactory jobs?
The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees last week adopted the university’s fiscal year 2014 budget and set tuition rates for the coming academic year. The action, which is in compliance with the state’s tuition cap, keeps Grand Valley’s tuition in the lower half of all Michigan universities.
Wayne State University is raising tuition 8.9 percent, a jump much greater than those of other public universities in Michigan.
Juniors and seniors at Michigan State University will have fewer dollars for beer and pizza.
If a family is unable to contribute the entire cost, financial aid is available to bridge the gap. Learn more about the three main types of financial aid.