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Rutgers University Will Have Tuition Hike

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -

Earlier this week, Pennsylvania State Universities announced an increase in tuition for the upcoming school year.

Now, Rutgers says they are doing the same.

The announcement was made despite protests from students during the vote at Rutgers University's board of governor's meeting.

Officials say the approximately 3 percent tuition hike, or $427 increase, is needed to help offset salary increases and other projects.

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