Iowa State seeks 7 percent tuition hike for each of next 5 years

August 9, 2017

Interim President Benjamin AllenIowa State University would increase its resident undergraduate tuition by  7 percent in each of the next five years under a proposal unveiled Aug. 9, 2017 by interim ISU President Ben Allen.

Allen told an Iowa Board of Regents' task force that since 2009 enrollment at Iowa State has surged by 37 percent, while general state appropriations for operations has declined by 30 percent over the same period. Iowa State received $3,700 less in state support per resident student last year than in 2009.

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