Students at North Carolina's public universities will pay higher tuition and fees in the next couple of years after a one-year tuition freeze this year.
North Carolina's public universities want to raise tuition and fees by an average of 4 percent next year and 3.5 percent the following year for undergraduate state residents.
The cost for North Carolina residents to continue their education at the University of North Carolina Wilmington will likely increase in both 2015-16 and 2016-17.
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 about to do without tuition increases next year for undergraduates who live in the state, though out-of-state students would see higher costs.
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.
The price to attend UNCW is going up again.
Today the Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition and fees for all Seahawk students.
Students enrolled at North Carolina's 16 public universities a year from now can expect a pause in a decade of steady tuition increases.
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.
A UNCW student is beating the odds one day at a time. Now, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, paying for his freshman year of college is one less thing to worry about.