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Board approves tuition increase for Pennsylvania colleges

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HARRISBURG (AP) -

 It will cost more to study at Pennsylvania's 14 state-run universities.

The state's Higher Education Board of Governors on Thursday approved a 2½ percent tuition increase.

Tuition for most fulltime Pennsylvania residents will cost $3,619 per semester, or $7,238 for a year.

Officials say it is the smallest percentage tuition increase in a decade.

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