Tuition increase approved for University of Wisconsin-Madison, other campuses

In-state tuition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and other campuses in the system will increase 3.75% next school year under a plan approved unanimously by the Board of Regents on Thursday.

Combined with an increase in fees, the total tuition and fee increase will be 4.4% on average, the university said. The tuition increase alone equates a $262 spike at UW-Madison, $317 at UW-Milwaukee and between $255 and $396 at the 11 other branch universities.

Tuition is increasing for the second year in a row following the end of a 10-year freeze. Last year it went up by about 5% on average.

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