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U Students Face Another Proposed Tuition Hike

Students, faculty and administrators gather to discuss recent increases in tuition at the Gould Auditorium on March 13, 2018.

By Katelyn Collett

March 18, 2019

  The University of Utah proposed a plan that would increase tuition by up to 3.9 percent beginning as early as summer term 2019. “When we look at our biggest resource, it is staff," said Cathy Anderson, Chief Financial Officer at the U, to the U's Board of Trustees. The nearly $12 million...

Barron: Tuition Hikes Must be Met With Increased Financial Aid

Barron: Tuition Hikes Must be Met With Increased Financial Aid

By Morgan Barron, Opinion Writer

October 31, 2018

  Since the beginning of my academic career in the fall of 2016, my tuition has increased by $600 as non-resident students experienced nearly a $2,000 tuition hike in those same two years. If the trend continues, in-state tuition will increase to about $8,700 and out-of-state tuition will in...

Administration Announces Tuition Increase for 2015-2016

(Photo by Chris Ayers)

April 8, 2015

The U officially announced it will be raising tuition this upcoming year. A student seminar was held Wednesday in which Dr. Ruth Watkins, senior vice president of academic affairs, addressed concerns, questions and complaints in regards to the increase. Watkins said new funds will go toward new prog...

U Proposes 3.8 Percent Tuition Hike

(Vice President of Academic Affairs Ruth Watkins presents a plan for a 3.8 percent increase to tuition at the Marriott Library. Photo by Chris Ayers)

March 11, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In 1990, it cost $1,884 for undergrads to attend the U. Now, those same credit hours cost $7,876. TOP STORY: "I HATE HAMLET" BRINGS HUMOR TO CLASSIC TALE According to a public hearing held in the Marriott Library last Tuesday, the cost will continue to increase. Ruth Watkins,...

Tuition increase prices students out of education

Sally Yoo

March 30, 2014

It has happened yet again. It seems as though every spring comes with a rise in tuition at the U. The past three years have seen an increase, and this latest one is a whopping 5.9 percent. The times when higher education was easily affordable are long over. We are witnessing an ever increasing cost o...

Utah campus’ tuition to increase by 5 percent

Utah campus’ tuition to increase by 5 percent

April 3, 2013

COST OF EDUCATION A 5 percent increase in tuition for most Utah schools will go into effect next year Earlier in March, the Board of Trustees approved a 4.4 percent tuition increase for the 2013-14 school year. On March 29, the Board of Regents not only approved the 4.4 percent increase, but raised it to 5...

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