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Tuition, fees to remain unchanged for community colleges

The Virginia State Board for Community Colleges voted unanimously on May 20 to maintain the current in-state tuition and mandatory fees for the fall of 2020, according to a release from Virginia’s Community Colleges.

The board’s decision means tuition will remain at today’s rate of $154 per credit hour, keeping community college tuition and mandatory fees at approximately one-third of the comparable costs of attending Virginia’s four-year universities.

This marks the second consecutive year that the board has voted to hold tuition and fees steady for the coming fall.“We are doing everything we can to be an affordable, accessible resource for Virginians. Some people find themselves unexpectedly out of work. Others are looking for safer, convenient options to pursue their college aspirations. We want to be there for them,” said Glenn DuBois, chancellor of the Virginia Community College System.

“We’re asking the board to hold the line on tuition and fees for the fall. We’d like ...

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