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BC3 trustees approve budget with tuition hike

June 18, 2014 News Extra

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Butler County Community College trustees approved a $26.6 million budget for the next school year Wednesday afternoon, which includes a small tuition hike.

They approved a $3 per credit increase for in-county students taking fewer than 12 or more than 17 credits, making the new cost $96 per credit. Butler County students taking 12 to 17 credits will be charged a flat rate of $1,440.

The board also increased tuition for out-of-county and out-of-state students.

Also, because the number of credits students take at the school is down about 10 percent from this time last year, the budget reflected a decrease in credit revenue, from $11.3 million to $10.7 million.

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