Associated Press Published

Fairmont State to Increase Tuition

Students at Fairmont State University will pay higher tuition and fees for the 2015-2016 academic year.

In-state undergraduate students will pay an additional $157 per semester. Tuition for non-resident undergraduate students will increase by $332 per semester.

Graduate tuition will increase by $170 per semester for in-state students and $351 per semester for non-resident studen


The Times West Virginian reports that Fairmont State’s Board of Governors unanimously approved the tuition hikes last week, along with some fee increases.

Finance committee chair Mark Pallotta says the increases inflation is the biggest factor behind the increases.