University trustees set tuition for 2010-11

DuBois, Pa. -- Penn State's Board of Trustees on July 9 approved tuition and fees for the 2010-11 academic year. Tuition for Commonwealth Campus students will increase 3.9 percent. Tuition for lower division non-resident students at University Park will increase by 4.5 percent, and resident students at University Park will see an increase of 5.9 percent.

Translated into dollars, in-state lower-division students will see a tuition increase per semester of $404 at University Park; $235 at Altoona, Berks, Erie and Harrisburg; and $225 at the other Commonwealth Campuses. Non-resident lower-division students will see a tuition increase per semester of $571 at University Park; $360 at Altoona, Berks, Erie and Harrisburg; and $344 at the other Commonwealth Campuses.

The current per-semester Information Technology Fee will be increased $6 for all full-time students. The Student Activity Fee will be increased by $3 per semester at University Park. The fee will increase by a range of $5 to $10 at 14 campuses and will remain the same at seven campuses.

The Student Facilities Fee, implemented in 2008-09, will increase in 2010-11 by $4 at University Park and between $2 and $4 at other campuses with the fee.

Tuition for students in the College of Medicine will increase $1,744 per academic year for Pennsylvania residents and $1,652 for non-residents. This will bring the tuition rates to $37,326 per year for Pennsylvanians and $48,812 per year for non-residents.

A complete listing of Penn State's tuition rate schedules and fees may be accessed at http://www.tuition.psu.edu.
 

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Last Updated July 13, 2010