Tuition rates will increase at the University of Minnesota
The tuition rates at the University of Minnesota would go up 9.5 percent next year if the state budget cuts are adopted, MPR said.
The 9.5 percent increase is one of three scenarios for budget proposals released by President Robert Bruininks, while the other two would increase tuition by 7.5 percent, according to the Star Tribune
The university had already planned to raise tuition, but the university warned of the additional 2 percentage point increase if Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed cut of $27.3 million is enacted, Star Tribune
The 2008-09 school year will be the first time the university has seen tuition rates of over $10,000 if the budget cuts are enacted.