University of Missouri Approves Tuition Hike

5 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, January 31 2013 Jan 31, 2013 Thursday, January 31, 2013 6:35:00 PM CST January 31, 2013 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: KOMU Staff

COLUMBIA - University of Missouri undergraduates who are state residents will pay 1.7 percent more in tuition next year as the four-campus system holds its annual hike to the rate of inflation.

The Board of Curators approved the tuition increase Thursday while meeting at the Kansas City campus. Students can also anticipate room and board to rise.

The increase for the 2013-14 academic year is slightly less than earlier estimates of a two percent boost. State law limits annual tuition increases to the federal Consumer Price Index. Larger increases require approval by Missouri's higher education department.

Annual in-state tuition at the flagship Columbia campus will rise to $9,343, an increase of $158.

Out-of-state undergraduates will see similar increases in Columbia and Kansas City but pay 4.4 percent more at the Rolla campus and 6.8 percent in St. Louis.

 

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