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Average In-state College Tuition up 5 Percent in Virginia

Posted: Aug 06, 2018 9:42 AM Updated:
(Photo: AP) (Photo: AP)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- In-state tuition and mandatory fees at Virginia's universities and community colleges is up an average of 5.1 percent or $612 this school year.           

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia's recent report to lawmakers found that students at four-year institutions will pay an average of $13,370 while community college students will pay an average of $4,620.           

Room and board charges at four-year schools will average $10,633, up 3.5 percent from last school year.           

Virginia has some of the highest in-state tuition and fees in the country and students and their families have steadily paid more for school costs since 2002.

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