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State Board for Community Colleges to Set 2018-2019 Tuition and Fees at May Meeting

 Advisory Notice

MEDIA CONTACT:

Jeffrey Kraus

Asst. Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications

(804) 592-6767

                                                      jkraus@vccs.edu


RICHMOND
– In accordance with Section 23.1-307 (D) of the Code of Virginia, the State Board for Community Colleges provides notice that it will consider tuition and mandatory fee increases for Virginia’s Community Colleges, effective fall 2018, at 9 a.m., May 17, 2018, at 300 Arboretum Place, Richmond, Va. 

The State Board will consider tuition and mandatory fee increases of between 1 percent and 3 percent for all undergraduate students, subject to further actions of the General Assembly.  The community colleges would use the revenue generated from the tuition increase to pay for:

·       Increased state employee fringe benefit costs;

·       Operation and maintenance of new buildings;

·       Technology infrastructure upgrades;

·       Contractual obligations; and

·       Investments in strategic initiatives to improve student success.

                             

About Virginia’s Community Colleges: Since 1966, Virginia’s Community Colleges have given everyone the opportunity to learn and develop the right skills so lives and communities are strengthened. By making higher education and workforce training available in every part of Virginia, we elevate all of Virginia. Together, Virginia’s Community Colleges serve more than 252,000 students each year. For more information, please visit www.vccs.edu.

 

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.

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