According to Dakota News Now, students attending South Dakota state and public universities will see an increase in their tuition bills for the upcoming year.

On average students could see a $105 increase to their college tuition bill.

"These new rates are effective for the 2021-22 academic year that begins this summer. Tuition and fees cover part of the 2.4 percent salary raise for all university employees in the coming year"-Dakota News Now via Associated Press.

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The South Dakota Board of Regents this week (March 29, 2021, through April 4, 2021) agreed to a mandatory tuition fee increase of close to 1%.

Therefore next academic year, a typical in-state undergrad student who takes 30 credit hours (15 a semester) would expect to pay around $9,360 KOTA-TV reported.

Source: Dakota News Now via Associated Press

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