Two proposed tuition increases are expected to be made official Thursday when the Ohio State Board of Trustees votes at its May meeting.
If passed, tuition would increase 3.5 percent Summer quarter, followed by another 3.5 percent increase Autumn quarter, meaning annual tuition would increase 7 percent, to $8,994, by autumn 2010.
Factoring in other mandatory fees, such as the new Union fee, annual costs would be $9,420 for Ohio residents.
University officials say the increase is necessary because of a decrease in funding from the state.
“The university held off as long as possible in increasing tuition for our students and their families,” said Jim Lynch, director of Media… Read more