Another Tuition Hike At U Of M And Other TN Universities

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(Memphis) The Tennessee Board of Regents has approved a tuition hike for all the public universities and community colleges it oversees for the 2013-14 academic year.

Students on all campuses of the University of Memphis will see a 6 percent hike this fall.

According to the U of M, in-state undergraduate students taking a full academic course load of 12 hours will now pay $4151 per semester for the coming year.

In-state graduate students taking a full course load of 10 hours will pay $5242 per semester under the new plan.

Out-of-state undergraduates will pay $11,507 per semester for a full course load, while graduate students taking a full load will pay $11,452 per semester.

Last year there was a 7 percent tuition hike.