West Virginia University board approves slight tuition hike

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia University Board of Governors has approved increases for the upcoming academic year that include a $120 rise in annual tuition for in-state undergraduate students in Morgantown.

Media report university officials are calling the 1 percent increase the lowest such hike for students in at least 20 years.

The university said the average annual total cost increase will be $520 for in-state students in Morgantown, if room and board increases are included.

The tuition increases approved by the board Friday also include increases for Beckley nursing students.

Annual nursing tuition for in-state undergraduates at Beckley’s Institute of Technology will be hiked by $740. The Charleston Gazette Mail reports the increase with fees will bring annual nursing tuition up to $11,020, an 8 percent increase from this year.

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Information from: The Charleston Gazette-Mail, http://wvgazettemail.com.

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