Federal Stimulus Funds Allow Va. To Limit Tuition Hike to 5 Percent

August 2009
Community College Week;8/24/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p16
The article cites the 5 percent average increase in tuition and fees for in-state undergraduates for the school year 2009-10 through the federal stimulus funds allocated to Virginia's public colleges and universities, according to a report from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). SCHEV said that funding for state higher education funding will be cut by 14 percent. Also cited in the report is the increasing cost of college education, including room and board, tuition and fees.


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