Regent panel OKs nonresident tuition increase

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus (Photo courtesy UWM)

A University of Wisconsin System regents committee has approved increasing nonresident and graduate tuition at three schools next year.

The regents' finance committee approved the increases Thursday, setting up a full board vote Friday.

Nonresident undergraduate tuition at UW-Eau Claire would increase by $355 to $15,636. Nonresident undergraduate tuition for the materials science and engineering program would increase $391. Nonresident graduate tuition would increase $430.

Nonresident graduate tuition in UW-Milwaukee's business school would increase $539.

Nonresident graduate tuition at UW-Stout would increase $296. Nonresident graduate students who pay Minnesota tuition rates under Wisconsin's reciprocity agreement would pay $157 more. Nonresident grad students under the Midwest Student Exchange Program, in which schools agree to charge students no more than 150 percent of in-state rates, would pay $166 more.

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