It could cost more to attend the University of Mary Washington starting this fall. Students could face a hike in tuition of up to 5 percent to help make up a more than million dollar budget shortfall.
The school's board of visitors is considering a 3, 4 or 5 percent increase to both in-state and out-of-state tuition prices. Officials say it is in direct response to cuts in state funding to higher education. The board had already agreed to increase housing costs and board costs, which cover meal plans.