University of Delaware raising tuition, fees

    The University of Delaware is raising tuition and fees by more than 4 percent next year.

    Officials say in-state undergraduate students will pay an additional $490 to attend the school next year, an increase of 4.4 percent. Total in-state tuition and fees for the 2012-13 academic year will be $11,682.
    Out-of-state tuition and mandatory fees will increase by $1,310 or 4.8 percent, bringing the total for nonresidents students to $28,772.

    When room and board for undergraduates who live on campus are added in, the total expense in the 2012-13 academic year will be $22,440 for in-state students and $39,530 for out-of-state students.

    Officials say the percentage increases for tuition and fees are the lowest in five years.

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