Board approves tuition increase for Pennsylvania colleges

Tuition for most full-time Pennsylvania residents will cost $3,619 per semester

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – It will cost more to study at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-run universities.

The state’s Higher Education Board of Governors on Thursday approved a 2½ percent tuition increase.

Tuition for most full-time Pennsylvania residents will cost $3,619 per semester, or $7,238 for a year.

Officials say it is the smallest percentage tuition increase in a decade.

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