Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

June 5, 2014

WVU board approves tuition increases


Associated Press

WESTON — West Virginia University’s Board of Governors has approved an 8 percent tuition increase for in-state students.

Tuition for out-of-state students will increase by 4 percent.

The increases were approved at the board’s meeting Thursday at Jackson’s Mill in Weston. In-state students will pay $6,960 in tuition per year. Out-of-state tuition will rise to $20,424 per year.

Board members also boosted need-based scholarship aid by $1.5 million and approved a $980 million budget for the next fiscal year.