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Tuition hikes planned for James Madison University

Published On: Jun 09 2014 06:12:44 AM CDT

In-state tuition and fees at James Madison University will increase by $302 for the upcoming academic year.
    
Virginia residents will pay $5,406 in tuition and fees. Out-of-state students will pay $20,266, a $684 increase.
    
Graduate student fees also will increase. Virginia residents will pay an additional $24 per credit hour, while out-of-state students will pay another $40.
    
Room and board will increase by $309 to $8,828.
    
The Daily News-Record reports that the university's Board of Visitors unanimously approved the increases on Friday.
    
Board members also approved a $502.4 million budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.