Pa. state-owned universities could hold line for first time in 21 years

July 11, 2019 |

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has approved annual tuition increases for more than two decades, but there’s a chance the system could hold the line on tuition for the 2019-20 school year.

The system’s board meets in Harrisburg Wednesday to set tuition for the 14 state-owned universities, which include Millersville, Shippensburg and West Chester. While it’s possible the system’s board of governors may approve a tuition hike again, the board could freeze tuition for the coming school year, said David Pidgeon, a state system spokesman.

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