MOUNT PLEASANT (AP) – Leaders at Central Michigan University have approved a tuition increase that will cost students an extra $10 per credit hour.
The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees on Thursday greenlighted a 2.6 percent increase in tuition for the next school year. The school says the cost for a full-time, in-state freshman will be around $11,800 for the school year.READ MORE: GM Issues 2nd Bolt Recall; Faulty Batteries Can Cause Fires
The college’s president says a cut in state aid over the last decade has impacted tuition.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 1,295 New COVID-19 Cases, 21 Deaths
Trustees also set room-and-board rates for the 2015-16 school year. A standard room and full meal plan will increase from the current $8,780 to $9,088 per year.
The school is the first of the state’s public universities to set tuition for the next school year. Most schools typically do so in the early summer.MORE NEWS: GOP Lawmaker From Michigan Gets 15 Days In Jail For Drunken Driving
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