Tuition hikes on the way for Indiana’s public colleges and universities, with fewer students going

Indiana’s public colleges and universities are slated to increase tuition and fees over the biennium—up to 4.9% per year—despite pushback from some state lawmakers and budget officials.

CHE commissioner Chris Lowery emphasized that at Indiana’s public four-year colleges, in-state tuition and mandatory fee rates fell by an average of 2.1% annually over the last decade—the sixth-largest decline in the nation.

State schools have seen a nearly 26% increase in inflation from 2013, said Seth Hinshaw, associate commissioner for finance and operations.

Read more from the Indiana Capital Chronicle.


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