2 Rhode Island Colleges Raise Tuition Costs

Starting in the Fall, Rhode Island students who attend the University of Rhode Island, and Rhode Island College will be paying higher tuition costs.

At URI, state tuition will go up 8.5%, that amounts to $800 more a year. That also brings tuition to almost $9,800.

At RIC, the increase is 4% which adds up to an extra $240 a year. It brings tuition to $6,200.

ABC6 Reporter John Guice talked with parents and students about the tuition rate hikes, and has that story…