The cost of attending Illinois State University in the fall would rise about 1.3%, according to a proposal going to the Board of Trustees on Friday.
Documents prepared for trustees indicate a $316 price increase for entering freshmen from Illinois who take a full courseload, live in residence halls, and use a campus dining plan.
The cost for undergraduates would rise to $24,682 per year.
That includes no change in tuition, and no change in room and board rates. There would be a 12% increase in student fees and a rise in insurance charges.
Last year there was a modest tuition increase and no hike to residence hall and dining rates.
According to Labor Department numbers, ISU's two-year price increase would be just under the rate of inflation. A three-year comparison shows ISU increases well under the inflation rate.
State law requires public universities to hold tuition rates steady for four years for entering freshmen.
Out-of-state tuition rates are roughly twice the amount for in-state students.
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