Oakland University Passes State Cap, Raises Tuition 8.48%

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(compiled, July 7, 2015)

Grizzlies will be paying more for college come fall, as the Board of Trustees for Oakand University has approved a 8.48% tuition increase.

According to a report by David Jesse in the Detroit Free Press, OU will give up $1.2 million in new way 01 ping pongstate aid because of exceeding the cap on increases, but will gain about $12 million in additional revenue.

The Free Press article outlines a list of things that OU CFO John Beaghan plans to do with the additional money, including planning for a $40 million Oakland Center renovation, adding 11 faculty members and planning a $30 million expansion of Elliott Hall.

For all the details, check out The Detroit Free Press article at http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2015/07/07/oakland-university-hikes-tuition/29816277/.

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