The University of Louisville’s Board of Trustees Finance Committee is recommending a five percent tuition increase for the next academic year.
Tuition at most Kentucky universities cannot be raised more than five percent for the coming academic year. That’s according to a decision issued Friday from the State Council on Post-secondary Education.
Colleges and universities are struggling to attract students and keep costs manageable. While many, including most Kentucky institutions, have raised tuition rates, others are looking beyond state borders to lure students. Southern Illinois University in Carbondale recently announced it would extend in-state tuition rates to Kentucky residents.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh A 25-member panel appointed by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will look for ways to make college in the Commonwealth more affordable and accessible. Twenty-five percent of Americans have college diplomas. In Kentucky, it’s 17 percent. Tuition in surrounding states has risen seven percent in the last 10 years. In […]