Texas Tech students will be paying more to go to college next semester.
NewsChannel 11 told you about the proposed increases last month. Thursday, the Tech Board of Regents approved a $3 per credit hour increase in tuition for next fall. Students can also expect the state to raise tuition, $2. That means a 15 hour class-load will increase $75.Fees will also go up another $76.75 for a total increase of $150.75.
University President Jon Whitmore calls the increases necessary to hire 100 new faculty members and increase scholarship and research funding.