U OF M TUITION INCREASE SCALED BACK AFTER ENROLLMENT PLUNGES

University of Minnesota leaders… citing a 26 percent plunge in nonresident students this fall… a now pulling back their previous plans to aggressively increase tuition. Over the past four years, the U has raised tuition by 49 percent for students who live in other countries or in states outside of Minnesota… leading nonresident freshman enrollment to drop to 1,015 this fall from 1,363 the year before. That drop translated into a net revenue decrease from $28.5 Million to $23.7 million.