State officials approved tuition raises Wednesday at five Kentucky colleges, including a raise for Western Kentucky University students.
Kentucky's Council on Post secondary Education approved the increased rates for the 2006-07 school year at U-of-L, Eastern, Western and Northern Kentucky universities and Kentucky State.
The in-state rate hike was the highest at the University of Louisville. The council approved an annual rate of $6,252, an increase of $720.
Tuition at Eastern Kentucky University will rise 11.4 percent, with Kentucky State's going up 10.8 percent. Northern Kentucky students will see a 9.6 percent increase, while students at Western will pay 10.2 percent more to go to school next year.
The council is scheduled to meet May 22 to vote on a proposed tuition increase at Murray State.
Last month, the council approved rate hikes at the University of Kentucky, Morehead State and Kentucky's Community and Technical colleges.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.