by Associated Press (TOPEKA, Kan.)
Tuition and fees at Kansas' state universities will rise again this fall. The state Board of Regents on Thursday approved tuition and fee increases proposed by the universities. Most of the regents said the schools need the money to maintain their academic programs.
For full-time, undergraduate in-state students, the increases will range from 4.1 percent at Fort Hays State University to 8.2 percent at the University of Kansas. However, many students at the University of Kansas will not pay the increase because they are part of a program that freezes tuition for four years.
For full-time graduate students from Kansas, the increases will range from 3.8 percent at Fort Hays to 8.3 percent at the University of Kansas. Wichita State tuition and fees will go up 7.7%.