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Tuition, Fees Raised by BOG

By Christine Neff

The University of North Carolina system’s Board of Governors Feb. 13 approved a plan to raise tuition and fees for in-state undergraduate students at public universities.

At East Carolina University, tuition and fees for these students will increase by a total amount of $71.

Tuition for in-state undergraduate students at ECU will increase by 1.9 percent, or $46 in the 2009-10 academic year. Currently, these students pay $2,445 per year in tuition. In 2009-10, they will pay $2,491 per year.

ECU will raise student fees by $25 in the next academic year. Currently, total fees for in-state undergraduate students are $1,774. Total fees for these students in the 2009-10 academic year will be $1,799. Combined tuition and fees for in-state, undergraduate students at ECU in the 2009-10 academic year will be $4,290.

AT A GLANCE
(Numbers reflect per year expenses for in-state undergraduate students)

TUITION
Current $2,445
2009-10 $2,491
Increase $46

FEES
Current $1,774
2009-10 $1,799
Increase $25

TOTAL
Current $4,219
2009-10 $4,290
Increase $71

3/18/09
This page originally appeared in the March 20, 2009 issue of Pieces of Eight. Complete issue is archived at http://www.ecu.edu/news/poe/Arch.cfm.