University of Delaware tuition is going up

In-state tuition at the University of Delaware is going up 1.9 percent, out-of-state students will pay 2.54 percent more.

The increase of $230 for in-state students means Delaware students will now pay $12,342 for the 2014-2015 academic year. Out-of-state students will see their fees and tuition go up by $760 to $30,692. If students decide to live and eat on campus, the total cost of tuition, room and board will be $23,900 for in-state students and $42,250 for out-of-staters.

School officials say the tuition hike is the lowest percentage increase at UD in more than 30 years. 

“Providing top quality education that is financially accessible to qualified students and their families is a top priority at the University of Delaware,” said UD President Patrick Harker.

UD students received more than $74 million in university, state, and  private grants and scholarships. That’s twice as much financial assistance compared to five years ago.

Tuition for graduate students is also increasing. Grad students will pay $1,625 per credit our, an increase of 3 percent or $47 per credit hour. 

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