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Tuition increase for state colleges and universities approved by CSCU Board of Regents


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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Governor Ned Lamont’s budget proposal calls for flat funding with partial coverage of SEBAC raises.

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.

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