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Brown University Increases Tuition, Fees 4.4 Percent

Brown University is increasing undergraduate tuition and fees 4.4 percent to help fund a $967.4 million budget

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Brown University is increasing undergraduate tuition and fees 4.4 percent to help fund a $967.4 million budget.

The university's governing body said Sunday the tuition and fee increase is for the university's 2016 budget year.

The Providence Journal reports that the total undergraduate charge for 2015-16 will increase to $62,046. Undergraduate tuition will rise to $48,272 and room and board will jump to $12,700.

Other fees will increase to $1,074.

Tuition for Ph.D. and on-campus master's students will rise 4 percent, to $48,272.the Corporation of Brown approved a spending plan that anticipates $964 million in revenue and an additional $7.5 million in one-time revenue.

The university will tap reserves to cover a $4.4-million deficit.

The financial aid budget will rise 8 percent, to $112.5 million.

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