comscore Arizona board debates steep tuition hikes | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Every act of aloha counts. Click here to DONATE to the MAUI RELIEF Fund.
Top News

Arizona board debates steep tuition hikes

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now

TUCSON, Ariz. >> A state board is considering whether to hike the tuition of Arizona university students to record levels, increases that are well above the national average for tuition increases.

The Arizona Board of Regents discussed the proposed hikes at length Thursday, struggling to reach a consensus. They broke for lunch without a decision.

If the board approves what university presidents are asking for, tuition and fees at the University of Arizona in Tucson would increase by 22 percent for incoming in-state freshman undergraduates.

They would jump by 19.5 percent at Arizona State University in Tempe and by 15 percent for the Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

Arizona universities say they’ve cut back where they can and blame the state Legislature’s steep cuts to their budgets.


Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up