JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Tuition and fees would rise at Mississippi's eight public universities in fall 2017- under changes approved Thursday by the College Board. Here's a look at tuition and fees for two semesters (fall and spring), as well as the percentage change from the current academic year:
Alcorn State University: $6,878, up 5.1 percent.
Delta State University: $6,859, up 6.9 percent (includes a $60-a-semester facilities fee).
Jackson State University: $7,621, up 5 percent (includes a $50-a-semester facilities fee and $10-a-semester activities fee).
Mississippi State University: $8,318, up 6.9 percent (includes a $50-a-semester facilities charge and a $5-a-semester activities fee).
Mississippi University for Women: $6,614, up 9.1 percent (includes a $50-a-semester facilities fee).
Mississippi Valley State University: $6,422, up 5 percent (includes a $10-a-semester activities fee).
University of Mississippi: $8,300, up 7 percent (includes a $50-a-semester facilities fee and a $5-a-semester activities fee).
University of Mississippi Medical Center: $8,190, up 7.1 percent.
University of Southern Mississippi: $8,218, up 7.3 percent. (includes a $35-a-semester facilities fee and a $20-a-semester activities fee).
Source: Mississippi College Board.
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