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Tuition and fees are going up at West Virginia University in the fall.
The university Board of Governors approved the increases Friday.
The Dominion Post reports that resident undergraduate tuition and fees will increase 4.7 percent on the Morgantown campus to about $4,000 per semester, while nonresidents will pay 4.9 percent more to $11,244.
For graduate students, tuition and fees will rise 5 percent to $4,500 for residents and 4.96 percent to $11,619 for nonresidents.
The board also approved an increase in housing and meal plans.