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April 28, 2017COLUMBIA, Mo. | By: AP
The four-campus University of Missouri system is proposing raising tuition and required fees for in-state undergraduates by 2.1 percent for the fiscal year that begins in July.
System officials consider the increases announced Thursday "modest'' and say they will generate $14.4 million in revenues. The administrators cite "significant financial and budgetary pressures'' on the campuses in Columbia, St. Louis, Kansas City and Rolla. Tuition and fees at Columbia would rise by $199 per semester, while the increase for students at the Kansas City campus would be $192.
Enrollment at the Columbia campus for the 2016-17 academic year dropped by 2,182 from the previous year. That's a 6.2 percent decline and the lowest enrollment since 2010.
The system's governing board will vote on the proposals next month.