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Most two-year schools asking more tuition this fall

JACKSON — Tuition will rise at 11 of Mississippi’s 15 public community colleges this fall, with average tuition for two semesters (fall and spring) rising about 6 percent to $2,376. Here are the rates that each college has approved or has projected to the state Community College Board, as well as the percentage change from the 2012-2013 academic year:

— Coahoma: $2,300, unchanged

— Copiah-Lincoln: $2,350, 10.6 percent

— East Central: $2,210, 4.5 percent

— East Mississippi: $2,600, 5.8 percent

— Hinds: $2,260, 8.8 percent

— Holmes: $2,288, 6.6 percent

— Itawamba: $2,200, 9.1 percent

— Jones: $2,722, 8.9 percent

— Meridian: $2,314, 3 percent

— Mississippi Delta: $2,450, unchanged

— Mississippi Gulf Coast: $2,472, unchanged

— Northeast Mississippi: $2,322, 6.5 percent

— Northwest Mississippi: $2,250, unchanged

— Pearl River: $2,510, 8.4 percent

— Southwest Mississippi: $2,400, 12.9 percent



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