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SIU board approves tuition increase in Edwardsville for 2016-17


From Illinois Business Journal news services

The Southern Illinois University board of trustees today approved a tuition increase for the 2016-17 academic year that will result in a $690 increase over last year for newly entering, in-state undergraduates on the Edwardsville campus. The board met on the Edwardsville campus.

With the increase, the annual tuition rate will be $8,352 for new, in-state full-time undergraduate students (15 hours per semester) entering fall 2016. Undergraduate students currently in a guaranteed tuition plan will see no increase in their annual tuition rate.

A $282 annual increase was also approved for SIUE in-state graduate students for the coming fall. In-state, full-time students (12 hours per semester) in the SIUE Graduate School will pay $7,320 in tuition.

Tuition will remain the same for students enrolled in both the School of Dental Medicine and in the School of Pharmacy. In-state SDM students will pay an annual tuition of $29,124, while in-state SOP students will pay an annual tuition of $23,448.

With policy instituted during 2014, in-state tuition is also available to entering freshman and transfer students, and master’s level graduate students from the regional states of Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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