Posts Tagged ‘tuition’

College Board approves tuition hike at public universities

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Tuition will rise about 8.5 percent, on average, next year at Mississippi’s eight public universities. The increase was approved yesterday by the College Board, finalizing an amount that was discussed last month. In-state students taking two semesters of full-time classes will pay an average of $5,906 for the 2012-13 school year. That […] [...]

New out-of-state tuition waiver goes into effect July 1

JACKSON — The flexibility of a new law that will allow universities to waive out of state tuition will let each school structure a plan conducive to its needs, according to high education leaders. Higher Education Commissioner Hank Bounds tells the Clarion-Ledger the law will particularly help Delta State University in Cleveland and Mississippi University […] [...]

Bill allowing universities to waive out-of-state tuition awaits Bryant’s signature

JACKSON — A bill headed to Gov. Phil Bryant would allow individual universities to waive out-of-state tuition if the state College Board deems it fiscally responsible. Senate Universities and Colleges Committee Chairman Terry Burton says some universities in nearby states already waive out-of-state tuition for some Mississippi residents. Current law doesn’t allow the practice here. […] [...]

Bryant’s proposed budget could mean higher tuition at two-year schools

JACKSON — The leaders of Mississippi’s community college system say that the 5.5 percent cut in their budget proposed by Gov. Phil Bryant could lead to higher tuition, bigger classes and more part-time instructors. They say any decrease in funding would only aggravate a money crisis that the colleges have been struggling with, as the […] [...]

UM restructures tuition for PMBA degree program

by Published: August 26,2011

Tags: education, higher education, tuition

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi School of Business Administration, beginning this fall, is charging one rate of tuition for both resident and nonresident students in its online Professional Master of Business Administration degree program. “This change will affect out-of-state students the most, in that they now will pay in-state or resident rates,” said Douglas […] [...]

PRCC board decides to not raise tuition

by Published: June 15,2011

Tags: budget, budget cuts, education, higher education, tuition

POPLARVILLE — The Board of Trustees has approved a $32.4 million budget that does not raise tuition for students at Pearl River Community College. Full-time, in-state students at PRCC will continue to pay $1,000 per semester in tuition. PRCC raised tuition in 2008 and 2010. The Hattiesburg American reports fall semester enrollment in 2010 set […] [...]

College tuition costs climbing again this fall

by Published: October 28,2010

Tags: tuition

NATIONWIDE — College tuition costs shot up again this fall, and students and their families are leaning more on the federal government to make higher education more affordable in tough economic times, according to two reports issued Thursday. At public four-year schools, many of them ravaged by state budget cuts, average in-state tuition and fees […] [...]

Community college raises fall tuition

by Published: May 13,2010

Tags: education, higher education, state budget, tuition

POPLARVILLE — Tuition will increase this fall at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville. The Hattiesburg American reports the college’s board of trustees voted this week to raise tuition from $850 to $1,000 per semester. Part-time students will pay $100 per credit hour, an increase of $10 per credit hour. PRCC officials cited state budget […] [...]

SMCC cuts programs, hikes tuition and fees

by Published: April 16,2010

Tags: education, higher education, state budget, tuition

SUMMIT — Southwest Mississippi Community College (SMCC) has suspended four athletic programs and raised tuition and fees to deal with anticipated budget reductions from the state. The McComb Enterprise-Journal reports the two-year school also froze employees salaries. Officials say they expect a 12 percent reduction in state support. School trustees voted this week to suspend […] [...]

Community college hiking tuition

RAYMOND — Students at Hinds Community College will be paying more this fall after trustees voted to increase tuition and meal plan costs. College officials say the increases are necessary as the school is serving an unprecedented number of students while seeing its state funding cut. Tuition for full-time students will be $980 per semester, […] [...]

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