Tuition Hikes Approved for Idaho Public Universities and Some Colleges
BOISE, Idaho (KTVB) - The Idaho State Board of Education has approved tuition increases for the state's public universities and some colleges.
The board on Wednesday approved an increase of 4 percent at the University of Idaho and Boise State University.
Idaho State University will see a 3.5 percent increase and Lewis-Clark State College a 2 percent increase.
The increases mean full-time students at the University of Idaho will pay $6,784 a year and Boise State students will pay $6,640.
Idaho State University tuition rises to $6,566, while tuition at Lewis-Clark State College jumps to $5,900.
Boise State had asked for a 6.1 percent increase, while UI had asked for a 4.7 increase.
But the board said it wanted to hold increases to no more than 4 percent.