College Tuition Could Increase Up to 15 Percent by 2013
Florida college tuition is on the rise.
Florida's 11 public universities could soon have the authority to raise tuition by up to 15 percent a year until the rate reaches the national average.
The Senate passed its bill(SB 762) 30-7 Monday, and the House may pass a bill (HB 403) which will approve the tuition raise according to the Associated Press.
The legislation has the support of Gov. Charlie Crist, business leaders and university officials.
The original tuition because set by the Legislature has been among the lowest nationally. If the bill becomes law it could more than double by 2013 to between $6,323 and $6,743 a year depending on the school.
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