CU Regents approve tuition increases for fall 2010

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The University of Colorado Board of Regents approved tuition increases today that could amount to as much as a 9 percent jump for in-state undergraduate students on some campuses.

However, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs officials said they expect the total cost of attending UCCS – tuition, fees, room and board – to increase less than 4 percent.

“We recognize the financial difficulties that many students and their families face,” Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak said. “We are doing everything possible to contain costs and maintain access to the university while continuing the quality of education that is both expected and deserved.”

Most new full-time Colorado resident freshmen and continuing sophomore-level students will pay $6,270 for two semesters of tuition beginning in fall 2010, a $420 increase from the $5,850 paid this year. Full-time Colorado resident junior and senior level undergraduate students will pay $6,750 for two semesters of tuition beginning in fall 2010, a $450 increase from $6,300 this year.

A Web site (http://www.uccs.edu/~bursar/pages/tuition097.shtml) to assist UCCS students in calculating tuition and fees is expected to be updated by April 15.