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4/25/2006

University Leaders Defend Tuition Rates

University leaders are standing behind their rates.

Texas Tech administrators joined others from UT, A&M, and the University of Houston, before a Texas Senate subcomittee panel on Monday. They said admission applications are up and they need the higher tuition to compensate for state funding that has not kept up with inflation or enrollment.

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Texas Universities' Tuition and Fee Increases Since 2002-2003
Here is a list comparing average tuition and fees for students taking 15 credit hours a semester at Texas' public universities in 2002-03 and in 2005-06. The 2002-03 figures have been adjusted for inflation to 2006 dollars.

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