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Tuition increase for ASU students

NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) – Students attending school in the ASU System can expect to pay higher tuition fees.

On Friday, the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees approved $238.5 million in operating budgets and campus tuition and fees rates for the 2014-15 academic year.

President Charles Welch emphasized the raise would keep faculty salaries completive.

For the Jonesboro campus, tuition and fees would increase 2.8 percent; including a $2 academic excellence fee for salary increase for faculty. The average cost for a full-time student will go up $105.

Other tuition increases include:     

  • ASU-Beebe                                   4.8 percent
  • ASU-Mountain Home                     2.8 percent
  • ASU-Newport                                   5 percent

 

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