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Lawmakers approve tuition increase

4 years ago June 16, 2010 Jun 16, 2010 Wednesday, June 16 2010 Wednesday, June 16, 2010 12:55:11 PM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press

Students at public colleges around Louisiana will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets this fall.

Lawmakers have agreed to increase tuition prices up to 5 percent for the upcoming 2010-11 school year.

The tuition hike is estimated to bring in an estimated $31.5 million for the schools next year.

For students on LSU's main campus, the annual tuition increase
will be $262, bringing tuition to $5,495.

Students at UNO will pay $219 more a year, raising tuition to $4,591.

Louisiana Tech University's tuition will rise by $205, to $5,326 a year.

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