Tuition About To Increase At University of California
Facing a budget shortfall of more than a hundred million dollars, the University of California Board of Regents expressed doubts at its bimonthly meeting Wednesday that it could sustain the current tuition freeze for students.
“Obviously, none of us want to increase tuition,” board chairman Bruce D. Varner said. But realistically, “we will need to have increases that make sense” going forward.
Tuition has been held at 2011-12 levels–$12,192–for the past three years and Gov. Jerry Brown has offered modest annual funding increases for UC as long as fees remain flat through the 2016-17 academic year.
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