2014-2015 tuition to rise 3.6 percent to $45,700

| Staff Reporter

Undergraduate tuition at Washington University in St. Louis will be $45,700 for the 2014-15 school year, a 3.6 percent or $1,600 increase, Barbara Feiner, vice chancellor for finance, announced early Friday morning.

The University will require a student activity fee of $457, 1 percent of the annual tuition, and the health and wellness fee will be set at $310.

Modern double rooms on campus will cost $10,200, up from $9,912, while traditional doubles will rise in cost from $8,962 to $9,222. Meal plan costs for underclassmen will range from the Bronze Plan at $3,906 to the Gold Plan at $5,426.

Tuition has risen steadily over the past few years, though the percent increase has been falling. Between the 2012-13 and 2013-14 academic years, tuition increased by 3.8 percent, compared to 3.9 percent the year before.

Check back for additional coverage of the tuition increase in Monday’s issue.

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