UH approves 10 percent tuition hike
— reported by the Houston Chronicle
University of Houston students will pay nearly 10 percent more in tuition and fees for the coming school year, the university system’s regents decided tpday.
The tuition increase will bring the cost of attending UH to $2,926 a semester for Texas residents taking a full-time load of 12 units, up from $2,663 this semester.
UH’s tuition increase will generate about $27 million, with $6.4 million set aside for rising energy costs, Provost Donald Foss said. The new money also will allow the aspiring research institution to add 30 faculty members and provide 2 percent salary increases.