At a student forum , UConn officials discussed plans to increase tuition by 5 or 6 percent every year in coming years.
Connecticut is now among twelve states including New York and Illinois that grant in-state tuition to illegal immigrants who are working toward legal status.
The chief financial officer at the University of Connecticut is proposing a 2.5 percent increase in tuition, room and board next year in line with the governor’s request to keep hikes no higher than the rate of inflation.
Wesleyan University’s board of trustees has approved a 3.8 percent tuition increase.
University of Connecticut officials plan to meet this month to discuss possible increases in tuition and fees for the school’s 30,000 students.