College cost for N.C. residents likely to increase
WILMINGTON, NC (StarNewsOnline.com) — 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 UNCW Board of Trustees held a workshop Thursday detailing proposed tuition and fee increases for the upcoming years and is expected to take action on the issue during Friday's regular meeting.
As proposed, the combined cost of tuition and mandatory fees for an undergraduate in-state student would be $6,660 in 2015-16 – a 4.21 percent increase. In 2016-17, the price would rise an additional 3.9 percent, bringing the annual cost to $6,920.66.