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University of Alabama trustees approve tuition increase

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Tuition is going up at the University of Alabama's three campuses.

The Tuscaloosa News reports (http://bit.ly/2rpeqMO ) that the board of trustees approved the increases of three to four percent in a Friday meeting.

Tuition for in-state students will rise by about $300 annually at the University of Alabama, the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

In-state undergraduate tuition at the University of Alabama main campus is going from $5,235 per semester to $5,390.

Tuition at UAB will rise from $4,020 to $4,164 per semester. Tuition at UAH will rise from $4,498 to $4,678 per semester.

Out-of-state students will see increases ranging from about $664 to $1,150.

University system official said state appropriations have not kept up with inflation and costs.

Information from: The Tuscaloosa News, http://www.tuscaloosanews.com

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