Tuition going up again at UT campuses
— reported by KTRK ABC Channel 13
Tuition is going up again at all nine University of Texas undergraduate campuses under a plan approved by the system’s board of regents. Tuition is going up again at all nine University of Texas undergraduate campuses under a plan approved by the system’s board of regents.
By the fall of 2007, tuition at the flagship Austin campus will average $4,100 per semester for Texas residents. That’s about 50 percent more than students were paying three years ago, when lawmakers gave university officials the authority to set a portion of tuition rates.
Already, about half of students receive some financial aid and nearly all students from families making less than $40,000 a year receive enough to cover their tuition, Yudof said.
UT next to raise tuition costs
Regents approve increases at all 9 campuses after A&M hikes fees
— reported by the Houston Chronicle
The University of Texas System’s regents approved a new round of tuition and fee increases Tuesday, with the typical student paying 9.4 percent more at the Austin flagship this fall.
In-state undergraduates who are Texas residents will pay at least $3,815 a semester at UT-Austin, up from $3,486 this school year. They also will see an increase of roughly 1 percent in fall 2007 under a two-year plan that the regents adopted on a unanimous vote.
Texas A&M University System regents recently approved their own increases, bringing tuition and fees for in-state undergraduates at the flagship campus in College Station to $3,483 a semester. Next week, University of Houston regents will decide between a 9.9 percent and 13 percent increase in tuition and fees.
The tuition increases vary by campus, school and a student’s residency status. The highest belongs to UT-Pan American, which will ask undergraduates to pay an additional 19.7 percent this fall. But the cost to attend the university — $2,080 a semester — will remain the lowest in the system by $118.