House plan calls for tuition maximums

Just a note on something that wasn’t on the House higher-ed budget breakdown released last week:

The budget contains a MnSCU tuition cap of 2 percent per year for two-year colleges and 4 percent per year at four-year universities.

It calculates the cap differently for the University of Minnesota, stating:

“… Increases in tuition revenue attributable to students enrolled in the University of Minnesota must not increase by more than $76,290,000.”

I’m trying to work out what that would mean in terms of a percentage cap.

In any case, the MnSCU caps seem in line with, if not lower than, the 3-5 percent cap that MnSCU student leaders have been asking for in the past few weeks.

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(Thanks to the association for pointing this out.)

You can read the original document here. The tuition caps start on lines 6.34 and 9.17.