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Fall Tuition to Go Up at UNT

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011  |  Updated 9:00 AM CDT
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Fall Tuition to Go Up at UNT

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A UNT dorm is the only one in Texas to receive an Energy Star rating.

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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.

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