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University Of DE Announces Tuition Increase For Fall Semester

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DELAWARE - One local university is raising their rates for the upcoming school year, but says it is the smallest raise in years.

The University of Delaware will be increasing tuition for in-state undergraduate students by 1.9%, while out-of-state undergraduate students will see a 2.54% increase. Officials say that this is the lowest percentage increase in more than 30 years.

Total in-state tuition and mandatory fees for the 2014-15 academic year will increase by $230 to $12,342, compared to $12,112 last year. Mandatory undergraduate fees include the Student Health Service Fee, the Student Center Fee and the Student Comprehensive Fee. For out-of-state students, total tuition and required fees will increase by $760 to $30,692. Price per credit for graduate students, will be raised by 3%, making it $1,625 per credit hour.

UD President Patrick Harker said "Providing top quality education that is financially accessible to qualified students and their families is a top priority at the University of Delaware." Earlier this year, The Princeton Review reportedly identified UD as one of 75 "best value" public institutions of higher education, based on academics, cost and financial aid.

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