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Posted at 3:48 PM ET, 04/30/2010

UVa. tuition going up 10 percent

By Washington Post editors


In-state undergraduates at the University of Virginia will see tuition rise by nearly 10 percent in the upcoming school year.

The university's Board of Visitors voted Friday to increase tuition and mandatory fees for Virginia undergraduates from $9,672 to $10,628 in 2010-11. The board blames cuts in state funding and the reduction in federal stimulus money to help hold down tuition increases.

Out-of-state undergraduates will see tuition and fees rise to $33,574, or 6 percent.

The university plans to increase the price of undergraduate meal plans by an average of 3.5 percent, between $40 and $140 per semester. Housing rates will go up on average by nearly 5 percent.

-- Associated Press

(Virginia Commonwealth also recently announced a tuition increase. Check out the details at College Inc.)

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By Washington Post editors  | April 30, 2010; 3:48 PM ET
Categories:  Virginia  | Tags:  Board of Regents, Tuition, Undergraduate education, University of Virginia  
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Comments

Okay, time to come clean. How many of you college and univerity folks that voed for King Obonehead, really believed that King Obonehead was going to reduce college costs?

Don't worry. UCLA and the rest of the University of California and California State University students are too busy protesting, instead of getting a J-O-B.

So, the "Stimulus Money" was used for "what?" it sure doesn't sound like "shovel ready jobs" to me.

King Obonehead's nose just gets bigger and bigger....

Posted by: Computer_Forensics_Expert_Computer_Expert_Witness | May 1, 2010 12:12 AM | Report abuse

would u listen to this cluesless guy. this has nothing to do with obama. this is all your nutjob republikkkan governor doing his party's bidding by making education more inaccessible and expensive.

Posted by: TheMarylander | May 1, 2010 1:49 AM | Report abuse

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