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Mississippi community college tuition increases

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Tuition and required fees will rise at all of Mississippi's 15 public community colleges this fall, with the average cost for two semesters rising 13 percent, to $3,104.

Here are the rates each college has approved, as well as the percentage change from the 2016-2017 academic year:

Coahoma: $2,870, 7.5 percent

Copiah-Lincoln: $3,180, 16.5 percent

East Central: $2,790, 19.7 percent

East Mississippi: $3,240, 14.1

Hinds: $3,080, 8.5 percent

Holmes: $3,110, 13.5 percent

Itawamba: $2,800, 7.7 percent

Jones: $3,480, 16 percent

Meridian: $2,914, 15.9 percent

Mississippi Delta: $3,060, 16.8 percent

Mississippi Gulf Coast: $3,220, 5.9 percent

Northeast Mississippi: $3,202, 18.5 percent

Northwest Mississippi: $3,000, 7.1 percent

Pearl River: $3,410, 14 percent

Southwest Mississippi: $3,200, 14.3 percent

Source: Mississippi Community College Board

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