JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – Students at Mississippi’s public universities will have to pay a little more tuition this fall.
Mississippi’s Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees unanimously approved the increases this week.
In-state students will have to pay $222 dollars more a year on average.
That’s a 2.8% increase from last year, bringing the average tuition rate up to $8,219.
Out-of-state students will pay $358 more on average.
That’s a 3% increase from last year.
The average tuition for non-residents is $12,273
Jackson State University is the only institution that did not request to increase its tuition.