The University of North Carolina Board of Governors voted Friday to increase tuition across the state system by an average of nearly 9 percent. WHQR’s Michelle Bliss reports that UNCW students will see a 9.2 percent hike in the fall.
UNCW has jumped to number 15 on Kiplinger’s 2012 list of the top 100 public universities across the country providing the best value for students and their families.
UNCW’s Board of Trustees has approved a 6.5 percent tuition increase for the 2012-2013 school year.
When changes to the GI Bill took effect in January, the revisions bridged a gap between the cost of public and private higher education for student veterans, leveling the educational playing field.
But WHQR's Sara Wood reports a new clause has created an unintended financial burden for several hundred student veterans in North Carolina.