SC military college approves tuition increases

CHARLESTON, SC (AP) - The board of South Carolina's military college has approved tuition increases for the coming school year to help fill a shortfall in state funding.

The Citadel spokeswoman Charlene Gunnells said in a news release the school's board on Saturday approved a total cost increase of 6.3% to $22,949 for in-state students and 7% to $37,878 for out-of-state students. Total costs are about $400 less for upperclassmen.

Graduate students will pay 15% more per credit hour.

The college's vice president for finance and business affairs Col. Sue Mitchell said the board reduced the cost of some cadet living expenses to compensate for the tuition increase.

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