Thursday, July 14, 2011

UC Board Votes to Approve Fall Tuition Increase

By Rachel Swan
Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 12:57 PM

Cal students, your fears were warranted. Just a couple days after the California State University board approved a 12 percent tuition increase, UC regents followed suit with a similarly steep 9.6 percent tuition hike. Meant to account for a precipitous loss of $150 million in state funding, the new price point would raise annual tuition at UC to $12,200 — up more than $1,000 from last year, the Chron reports. That means a university education will be even more cost-prohibitive for low-income students.

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