Pa. state university tuition up 3.5%

July 17, 2008 9:08:21 AM PDT
Tuition will increase 3.5 percent at Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities for the 2008-09 school year.

The State System of Higher Education's governing board voted Thursday for the increase during its quarterly meeting in Harrisburg.

Under the new rate, full-time undergraduate students who are Pennsylvania residents would pay $5,358 for the year, an increase of $181.

The state system schools are Bloomsburg, California, Cheyney, Clarion, East Stroudsburg, Edinboro, Indiana, Kutztown, Lock Haven, Mansfield, Millersville, Shippensburg, Slippery Rock and West Chester universities.