Rutgers board votes to bump tuition and fees by 2.2%

    In what’s expected to be the lowest increase among four-year public institutions in New Jersey, the Rutgers University Board of Governors voted today for a 2.2 percent hike in tuition, fees, and room and board rates for the upcoming academic year.
    “In the face of significant budgetary challenges, the staff and faculty of our university continue to identify new efficiencies in order to provide an affordable, high-quality education for New Jersey’s top high school graduates,” board Chairman Ralph Izzo said.

    The board also voted to set aside an addition $2.4 million for student financial aid.

    • WHYY thanks our sponsors — become a WHYY sponsor

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal