The Board of Governors for the University of North Carolina system is capping tuition increases at 5 percent annually for each campus.
WTVD reported that the board also voted Friday to cap the amount of tuition revenue diverted to financial aid at 15 percent.
North Carolina's public university system is writing a budget for next year that includes no tuition increases for undergraduates who live in the state and raises fees by an average less than any time in the past five years.
Tuition is likely going up again at UNC Wilmington.
The UNCW Board of Trustees today approved a $283 tuition increase for in-state students for the 2013-14 academic year. The increase, though, is partially offset by a $138.60 overall reduction in fees.