RAISE OUT-OF-STATE/LOWER IN-STATE UNC TUITION.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 351 (Public) Filed Monday, March 25, 2019
AN ACT TO INCREASE NONRESIDENT TUITION AT CERTAIN CONSTITUENT INSTITUTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AND TO DECREASE RESIDENT TUITION AT THOSE SAME INSTITUTIONS USING ADDITIONAL NONRESIDENT TUITION RECEIPTS.
Intro. by McInnis.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Mar 26 2019)

Bill History:

S 351

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 25 2019 - More information

    Amends GS 116-144, regarding higher tuition rates for nonresidents attending constituent institutions of the UNC System. Requires the nonresident tuition rate for enrollment at undergraduate programs at NC State University and UNC-Chapel Hill for the 2019-20 academic year to be at least $5,000 more than the tuition charged for nonresidents enrolled at those institutions for the 2018-19 academic year. Subsequently, requires the Board of Governors to fix nonresident tuition for undergraduate programs at NC State University and UNC-Chapel Hill at a rate greater than or equal to the amount of tuition charged for the 2019-20 academic year. Makes conforming, clarifying, and organizational changes. 

    Requires the additional tuition receipts generated from the tuition increase under the act to be used by the Board of Governors to decrease the tuition charged for in-State students enrolled at NC State University and UNC-Chapel Hill beginning with the 2019-20 academic year and subsequent academic years thereafter. Prohibits additional tuition receipts generated in accordance with the act from being used to offset appropriations from the General Fund to the institutions, beginning with the 2019-20 fiscal year. 

    Applies to academic periods beginning on or after July 1, 2019.


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