FIU will have highest tuition among Fla. schools
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida International University will have the highest tuition among the state's public universities as a result of varying increases approved by the Board of Governors.
The State University System released figures on Friday showing the Miami school's annual tuition will go up by $609 to $4,669 per year for a normal class load of 30 credit hours.
Florida International was only one of four universities that received the full 15 percent allowed by law. The board approved increases for each school on Thursday although Gov. Rick Scott opposed them.
The University of Florida asked for and received the lowest increase of 9 percent. That will amount to $365 and raise the annual total to $4,425 -- fifth highest among the 11 active universities.
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