BOV Approves Increase in Summer Tuition, Fees

Posted: March 21, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s Board of Visitors (BOV) unanimously voted to increase 2003-04 summer term tuition and fees rates at its meeting yesterday. The new rates are: $216 per credit hour for in-state undergraduates, an 8 percent increase from last year; $244 per credit hour for in-state graduate students, an 8.6 percent increase; $619 per credit hour for out-of-state students, a 5.3 percent increase; $366 per credit hour for in-state law students, a 7.7 percent increase; and $727 per credit hour for out-of-state law students, a 3.7 percent increase. The BOV is expected to take action on fall tuition and fees rates at its next regularly scheduled meeting set for May 8.

The BOV also unanimously approved the creation of a new Department of Molecular and Microbiology and the closure of the university’s Biology Department.

In other business, BOV Rector Edwin Meese announced that Gov. Mark Warner will be the commencement speaker at George Mason’s 2003 graduation, set for May 17.

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