The university announced plans this month for a full return to campus in August.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University’s Board of Governors has approved a tuition increase this fall as well as a budget of about $1.1 billion for the next fiscal year.

The board decided Friday that tuition will climb 1.87% for resident students, or $84 a semester.

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Nonresident students’ tuition will go up by 1.99% or $252 per semester.

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The university says both include a $24 university fee increase, with half of it going to support added mental health services.

The university announced plans this month for a full return to campus in August.

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