Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU Parkersburg’s tuition remains lowest in
Contact Erik Bitterbaum, WVU Parkersburg president, 304-424-8200.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuition at West Virginia University at Parkersburg remains the lowest of all state public institutions, following action Friday (April 19) by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.
For the fall 2002 semester, WVU Parkersburg’s tuition will reflect a $4.65 increase per credit hour for in-state community college students and a $6.35 increase per credit hour for in-state baccalaureate students.
Tuition for a full-time, West Virginia resident enrolled in community college courses will be $774 per semester, compared to $718.20 last year. In-state students taking upper level baccalaureate classes will pay $1,035 per semester, compared to $958.80 last year.
"It is important that we maintain quality in our instructional offerings to area residents while preserving tuition at an affordable cost," said Erik Bitterbaum, president of WVU Parkersburg, regarding the increases.
Overall, the Parkersburg campus’ tuition increase for the 2002-2003 academic year averaged 7.82 per cent.
The tuition increases are effective with the fall semester.
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