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UT board approves tuition increases for campuses

June 22, 2019

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Trustees have approved tuition increases at each of the University of Tennessee campuses for the next academic year.

Media outlets report the Board of Trustees approved a 2% tuition increase at the Knoxville campus and a 2.5% increase at the Chattanooga and Martin campuses at a Friday meeting.

Tuition will increase by $258 at the Knoxville campus, $216 at the Chattanooga campus and $236 at the Martin campus.

Tuition increases at the Knoxville campus have ranged between zero and 12% in the last 10 years. This is the fifth year in a row that UT has raised tuition by less than 3%.

The board also voted to combine the UT Institute of Agriculture with the UT-Knoxville campus and to create the Oak Ridge Institute to further the university’s partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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