Cameron To Raise Tuition, Fees

Monday, June 25th 2007, 7:55 pm
By: News On 6

ARDMORE, Okla. (AP) _ Cameron University announced Monday that it will increase tuition and fees by an average of 9.4% next year to pay for increasing costs.

Rates for in-state undergraduate students will be $85.70 per credit hour. That's an increase of $7.30 per hour.

Out-of-state students will pay $111.20 per credit hour. Those rates went up by $9.50.

The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents approved the increases along with a budget of nearly $43 million for Cameron for the next fiscal year

Cameron says it will add new faculty positions in elementary education, communications and criminal justice and also implement a new honors program next year.

The Lawton university also has plans for an emergency alert system and increased scholarship opportunities.