UVa’s Board of Visitors will meet this week to set the tuition rates for the 2010-11 academic year.
On the table will be a proposal to raise tuition and mandatory fees by 9.9 percent, or $956, to $10,628 for in-state undergraduate students. Tuition and fees for UVa students from outside Virginia would jump by 6 percent, or $1,902, to $33,574, according to board documents obtained late Friday.
Next year’s proposed in-state tuition and fee hike would be UVa’s most expensive in seven academic years.
Graduate students at UVa are facing tuition and fee increases that are fairly close to the undergraduate rates.
In-state graduate students would see their costs rise by $1,242, or 9.8 percent, next year. Out-of-state grad students would pay $1,238, or 5.5 percent, more.
Erin O’Hare, an out-of-state master’s degree student in UVa’s English department, said the university’s tuition is “insane.”
“I have a lot of loans. When I leave here [next spring] I’m going to owe $150,000,” she said. “It’s scary.”Related:
UVa Tuition Set to Surge [Charlottesville Daily Progress]