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U-M Board Of Regents Includes More Tuition Hikes In 2016-17 Budget

Jun 17, 2016

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The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved a general fund budget of $1.94 billion for next school year.


Tuition for in-state undergraduates will rise  by 3.9% this fall.  That’s compared to a 2.7% tuition hike the university’s Board of Regents approved last year. 

In a statement, U-M Spokesman Rick Fitzgerald says, with more financial aid available, the lowest rise in the cost of attendance by $114 for undergraduate students.

Tuition for out-of-state freshman will increase by 4.4%.  Overall, the university adopted a $7.5 billion operating budget for the 2017 school year. 

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