For the first time since 1989, tuition at Washington’s two-year colleges will remain flat, the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges announced today.
The freeze applies to both resident and nonresident students, the board’s announcement said. Tuition will remain $4,000 per year for resident students and $9,235 for nonresident students in the 2013-2014 academic year.
“This is an historic event and a great day for our students,” State Board Chair Beth Willis said in a news release. “We appreciate the Legislature’s decision to provide enough state funding for community and technical colleges to freeze tuition. The state’s investment will …