UC, Cal State proposing tuition hikes this fall – San Jose Mercury News

UC, Cal State proposing tuition hikes this fall – San Jose Mercury News

  • UC system is preparing to raise undergraduate tuition by $822 this coming fall, an 8 percent increase that will bring the average cost at the 10 campuses to $12,150
  • Cal State trustees, meanwhile, this week will vote on two tuition hikes — 5 percent, or $105, for the second half of the current school year and 10 percent on top of the new fee, or $440, this coming fall. Cal State tuition will cost $4,884 in fall 2011
  • UC raised tuition twice in the past year — a 32 percent increase overall, sending the cost past the $10,000 mark for the first time.
  • UC Retirement Plan, which went 20 years without contributions by either the university or its employees. The $30 billion fund, which has fallen at least $12 billion behind what it needs to pay retirees, took a 19.2 percent hit in 2008-09.

 

  • UC – from 1990 to 2011 – $2,000 to $11,124 – about 5 times increase in 20 years
  • CSU – from 1990 to 2011 – $1,000 to $4,884 – about 5 times increase in 20 years
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