Fall tuition to be higher at most of state’s community colleges

collegeACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Tuition will rise at nine of Mississippi’s 15 public community colleges this fall, with average tuition for two semesters (fall and spring) rising about 4 percent to $2,476.

Here are the rates each college has approved or proposed to the state Community College Board, as well as the percentage change from the 2013-2014 academic year:

— Coahoma: $2,300, unchanged

— Copiah-Lincoln: $2,550, 8.5 percent

— East Central: $2,210, unchanged

— East Mississippi: $2,606, 0.2 percent

— Hinds: $2,500, 10.6 percent

— Holmes: $2,288, unchanged

— Itawamba: $2,400, 9.1 percent

— Jones: $2,722, unchanged

— Meridian: $2,314, unchanged

— Mississippi Delta: $2,520, 2.9 percent

— Mississippi Gulf Coast: $2,492, 0.8 percent

— Northeast Mississippi: $2,322, unchanged

— Northwest Mississippi: $2,550, 13.3 percent

— Pearl River: $2,750, 9.6 percent

— Southwest Mississippi: $2,620, 9.2 percent

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One Response to “Fall tuition to be higher at most of state’s community colleges”

  1. PLUNKETT: Reducing federal regulation of education through block grant funding scares government bureaucrats. | Mississippi PEP Says:

    […] Education and healthcare are the two sectors of the economy that have seen the highest rate of inflation over the past decade. Tuition at colleges continues to skyrocket. Just yesterday, it was reported that the state Community College Board had approved higher tuitions at most of Misissippi’s community colleges beginning this Fall. […]

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