University students in Mississippi are about to see yet another increase in tuition.The state college board has approved tuition hikes for the state's eight universities. Mississippi University for women will see the highest increase, just over 5 percent. Ole Miss will have the lowest, at 3-and-a-half percent.
The board also approved increases in room and board charges. Commissioner of Higher Education Tom Meredith said the increases are the result of national economic trends.