Tuition for Michigan State University's 2017-18 year is set

Posted at 1:34 PM, Jun 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-21 13:34:43-04

Tuition for in-state freshmen and sophomore undergraduate students at Michigan State University will increase by 2.8 percent for 2017-18.

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees adopted budget guidelines for the 2017-18 academic year said said there will be tuition and financial aid increases, and a plan to freeze tuition rates for freshman students for the 2018-19 academic year.

Tuition for in-state freshmen and sophomore undergraduate students increases $13.25 more per credit hour. In-state juniors and seniors will get a 3.8 percent increase, which is $19.75 per credit hour.

Graduate students will see an increase of 4 percent, or $28 per credit hour.

Non-resident tuition for undergraduate and graduate students in most MSU colleges will increase of 4 percent, which is $50.50 per credit hour for freshmen/sophomores, $52 per credit hour for juniors/seniors and $55 per credit hour for graduate students.

Financial aid will also increase by $6.2 million (4.5 percent).

The budget guidelines cover the university general fund, AgBioResearch, Extension and intercollegiate athletics, authorizing expenditures totaling $1.59 billion.