Update: The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees today approved a 6 percent increase for tuition, according to the Connecticut Mirror.Today the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees will consider tuition and fee hikes that could significantly affect the budgets of thousands of students.
"The university administration has proposed a four-year plan to increase tuition and fees by between 6 percent and 6.75 percent each year over the next four years. Room and board rates would increase by 3 percent, making the overall cost of attending UConn rise by between 4.2 percent and 4.6 percent each year," the Hartford Courant reports in this morning's edition.
In a Patch poll in September, we asked, "Is UConn too expensive?" 70 percent of the 162 respondents answered "yes."
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