Kentucky Tuition Increases Approved

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Tuition for university students in Kentucky will be going up.

The Council on Postsecondary Education approved increases ranging from 6 percent to nearly 10 percent at a meeting on Friday. The state's universities had requested higher tuition rates to cover costs through the next fiscal year.

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System also will raise rates by 5.2 percent.

Community and technical college system head Michael McCall had requested a 13 percent hike. McCall said the smaller tuition hike will likely lead to cuts in services and student enrollment.


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  • by Anonymous Location: williamsburg on May 9, 2008 at 08:28 PM
    fire all of them,here times are bad and they make it worst??????
  • by Jan Location: Pikeville on May 9, 2008 at 01:24 PM
    Please take down the EDUCATION PAYS signs!!! How are parents going to sent their children to school.? How are we to continue on if very few is educated.. We need to clean house in Frankfort..Does Ky realize how hard it is to get enrolled at UK.. My child graduated from UK But could not get in the Pharmacy program... What does that say about graduates. They were 7 GRADUATES trying to get in the Pharmacy Program. but could not on 3 different tries. Guess what They are now DOCTORS... What does that tell you..But we can offer an eighth grader a full schlorship.........Welcome to KY
  • by Anonymous on May 9, 2008 at 11:44 AM
    What we need is a research university to answer some our crisis problems. They would make new ideas which translate into new jobs--all our own---but.... They would pay their own way--but...
  • by WorkingForMom Location: Lexington on May 9, 2008 at 08:56 AM
    Check out www.workingformom.com today. University of Kentucky hiring inexperienced supervisors.
  • by terri Location: east ky on May 9, 2008 at 05:06 AM
    if our spineless elected legislators did their job to support education in Kentucky then this problem would not exist and students and instutions would not have to bear the brunt of such a financial disaster. Let's vote the whole buch out ASAP.

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