February 8, 2023

Among Other Things: Cost of Higher Education is on the Rise

(westernkansasnews.com) The Kansas Board of Regents has approved a max increase of 3.6 percent for tuition and fees at six state universities next fall. Board of Regents Communications Director Breeze Richardson on why they came up with that amount.

 

 

Richardson says fees are built into the increase.

Many of the increases are determined by student government depending on the school’s needs.  While parents and students continue to tighten their belt they want to know is there anything being done to slow the costs associated with high education. Richardson says options are limited.

The good news is some institutions are seeing their lowest increase in a decade.