PASSHE students will not see an increase in tuition this year.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) – Students at Pennsylvania’s state-owned universities will not be paying higher tuition next year.

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The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s board voted to freeze tuition rates for the third straight year.

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In-state undergraduate students will continue to pay around $7,700.

Meanwhile, PASSHE is continuing to move forward with plans to merge several schools, with California University of Pennsylvania, Clarion University, and Edinboro University all merging into one university.

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The board plans to take a vote on that plan later this month.