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Tuition increase at Mississippi universities

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The State College Board has approved plans to increase tuition and fees at six of Mississippi's public universities in Fall 2015. Average tuition for two semesters will go up by an average of 3.2 percent. But rates for certain professional programs will go up by different amounts.

There is no change for Delta State and Mississippi Valley State University.

  • Alcorn State: $6,386, up 3 percent.
  • Jackson State: $6,866, up 4 percent.
  • Mississippi State: $7,492, up 4.9 percent (includes a $50-a-semester facilities charge).
  • Mississippi University for Women: $5,781, up 2.5 percent (includes a $50-a-semester facilities charge).
  • University of Mississippi: $7,444, up 4.9 percent (includes a $50-a-semester facilities charge approved in November).
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center: $7,344, up 5 percent.
  • University of Southern Mississippi: $7,224, up 3.5 percent.

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