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Owens raises full-time tuition

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

It'sgoing to cost Owens students more to attend classes full-time this fall.Trustees just approved a hike in tuition.

Thegood news is the rate is still affordable. Full-time students can expect a 2percent increase per credit hour – an additional $100 added to their tuition. Thatwill bring full-time tuition to $4,188.

Trusteessay the increase is a precautionary measure, because they don't know how muchOwens Community College will receive in state funding.

Studentsseem to think the increase is reasonable.

"Sinceit's $100, I don't really think it's all that much," said student RebeccaChadwell. "I think it's affordable."

Otherssaid they are attending school with the help of student loans, anyway, and theydon't want to look at the bill until after they've graduated.

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