Eye on Education

Ohio State University to Raise Out-Of-State Student Charges

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved tuition and fees for the 2013-14 academic year. Tuition and mandatory fees for in-state undergraduates will be frozen, but the surcharge for out-of-state undergraduates will increase by 2 percent to $15,720. Room and board fees will also increase by almost 4 percent.

Tuition last rose for the 2012-2013 academic year. Tuition increased by 3.5 percent while mandatory fees froze, so students only experienced a 3.2 percent increase in rates, according to a previous Lantern article.
Many students didn’t agree with OSU’s 2012-2013 tuition increase and questioned where their money was going. Undergraduate Student Government President Taylor Stepp agreed the tuition increase was not good, but believed it to be necessary to keep OSU competitive. “We want to make sure we have every advantage for students,” said Stepp in a May 2012 Lantern article.

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