Students at the University of North Texas will pay more this fall.
University of North Texas regents on Monday approved a 2.8 percent increase in tuition and fees, expected to generate $6.3 million.
The latest tuition hike at UNT, with spring enrollment topping 34,000, will join a 3.9 percent increase approved last year. A student taking 15 credit hours per semester will pay nearly $4,400 on average.
President V. Lane Rawlins says enrollment has increased 34 percent since 2000.
Texas lawmakers face a projected $15 billion budget shortfall for the next two-year period, which could impact funding for public education.
UNT regents also approved a $450,000 increase in the budget for a $79 million football stadium, scheduled to open this fall at the flagship Denton campus, for two additional entrances.