Morning Read: Board Approves Tuition Increases at U.Va.

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The University of Virginia board approved tuition increases on Thursday.

Tuition will go up 3.8 percent for in-state students and 4.8 percent for out-of-state students. This means that tuition and fees will go up $452 to $12,458 for in-state students and up $1,826 to $39,844 for out-of-state students, according to the Associated Press.

These approved increases came the same day that Gov. Bob McDonnell sent a letter calling on Virginia’s colleges and universities to limit tuition increases.

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