WESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia University's Board of Governors has approved an eight percent tuition increase for in-state students.
Tuition for out-of-state students will increase by 4 percent.
The increases were approved at the board's meeting Thursday at Jackson's Mill in Weston.
In-state students will pay $6,960 in tuition per year. Out-of-state tuition will rise to $20,424 per year.
Board members also boosted need-based scholarship aid by $1.5 million and approved a $980 million budget for the next fiscal year.