ETTRICK, Va. (AP) - Tuition and fees are increasing at Virginia State University.
Full-time in-state undergraduate students will pay an additional $450 per year. Full-time out-of-state undergraduates will pay an additional $400.
Also, on-campus housing for both in-state and out-of-state students will increase by $800.
The Progress-Index reports that the increases recently approved by the school's Board of Visitors are expected to generate an additional $5.4 million revenue. The money will be used to help pay for improvements included in the school's state-mandated academic and financial plan.
University officials say state funding has dropped by more than $4.6 million in recent years.
Information from: The Progress-Index, http://www.progress-index.com
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