A Democratic lawmaker has introduced two joint resolutions that would provide any active-duty, reserve or honorary discharged service members with in-state tuition at Michigan state universities and community colleges.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will propose giving public schools, universities and community colleges two percent more overall funding in the next school year.
Oakland University has decided to raise tuition by nearly three percent for the next school year.
Wayne State University students will see a 3.88 percent tuition increase under a budget approved by the school’s board of governors.
Ferris State University’s Board of Trustees has voted to increase tuition at the Big Rapids school by 2.5 percent.
The Michigan State University Board of Trustees has approved a 3.4 percent tuition increase for in-state undergraduate students.
The Ann Arbor school’s decision brings the tab to nearly $13,000 for most freshmen and sophomores. The increase adds $360 per year for most students.
Saginaw Valley State University’s board has approved a 3.9 percent tuition increase for in-state undergraduates.
Republicans in the Michigan House approved a budget deal Thursday for state universities, community colleges and public schools, outvoting Democrats who said it didn’t do enough to make up for last year’s education cuts.
The school’s board of trustees voted this week to raise tuition 1.96 percent, adding $7 to the cost of each credit hour.