01/02/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Tuition Rising At City Colleges

City Colleges students can expect to pay 10 percent more on their tuition bills starting this summer.

The increase is the first in two years, and tuition will keep going up each year until at least 2011.

By the summer of 2011, students will be paying $89 per credit hour - 24 percent more than the current rate of $72 per credit hour.

The Board of Trustees for the city colleges unanimously approved the tuition increases today despite complaints that some students would not be able to afford the increase or did not even know the hike was being considered.

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