West Virginia State University won’t be raising tuition next academic year, but charges for meal plans and dormitories and two other fees will increase.
The university’s Board of Governors approved these increases Friday, in a voice vote with no dissent:
- The orientation fee for freshmen and transfer students will rise from $100 to $150;
- The one-time application fee for graduate students will rise from $28 to $50;
- Meal plans will increase from $2,267 to $2,562 per semester to $2,351 to $2,657; and
- A $100 refundable dorm room damage and reservation deposit will no longer be refundable, so the already required