It will soon cost more to attend the state’s colleges and universities.
On Thursday morning, the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents (BOR) approved a plan calling for a five percent increase in tuition and fees for the four Connecticut State Universities and Charter Oak State College.
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CSCU announced that room fee increases would be capped at 2.5 percent.
School officials said the average tuition and fees will increase by $479 or 4.4 percent for an in-state undergraduate commuter student and by $860 or 3.6 percent for an in-state residential student at a Connecticut State University.
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CSCU said the system-wide average tuition and fees would be $11,417 for in-state commuter students and $24,716 for resident students for the 2019-20 academic year.
Tuition for community colleges has not yet be set. This is expected to be decided at a BOR meeting in April.
We will have more on this story on News 8 at 5.