Community Colleges

Ojakian Proposes 2-Year Tuition Increase at State University System

HARTFORD -- The president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system is recommending tuition increases for the next two years.

"I am recommending a tuition increase at all of our schools,'' Mark Ojakian wrote in an email sent Friday morning to students, families and staff of the system' four universities, 12 community colleges and Charter Oak State College.

Tuition and fees at the fours state universities will rise by 4 percent or $403 to $10,482 for the 2017-18 school year. At the community colleges tuition and fees will increase by 2.5 percent to $4,384. Tuition and fees at Charter Oak State College will increase by 4 percent to $7,915.

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