Temple raises tuition 5.9 percent
Temple University has announced a 5.9 percent increase in full-time undergraduate tuition for the 2006-07 academic year. There will be no increase this year in required student fees, such as those for recreation services and technology.
Full-time undergraduates who are Pennsylvania residents will pay $9,680 for 2006-07, a $540 increase over the 2005-06 rate. Out-of-state students will pay $17,724, an $988 increase.
The tuition rates were adopted by Temple's Board of Trustees in June as part of a balanced operating budget of $842.0 million for 2006-07.
Among the initiatives funded by the budget are support for increasing the volumes of books in the University’s libraries, additional campus safety officers, strengthening of academic and student support functions, support for research operations, and continuing efforts to grow the ranks of tenured and tenure-track faculty.
In addition, Temple will be allocating additional financial aid to offset the tuition increase for scholarship students and to assist the university in its continuing efforts to recruit well-qualified students, with particular attention to minority students.