TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Students at public universities in Kansas
will pay as much as 6.9 percent more for tuition this fall.
The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved tuition
increases proposed by officials of the six public universities and
the University of Kansas Medical Center.
For undergraduates from Kansas, increases will range from 2.9
percent at Fort Hays State University to 6.2 percent at Emporia
The biggest increase will be 6.9 percent for newly enrolling
out-of-state undergraduates at the University of Kansas. Fort Hays
State sought no increase for out-of-state undergraduates.
The increases are expected to raise an additional $31 million in
the next academic year. Officials of the institutions said the
money will cover higher operating costs and extra pay for