well they sure have done it over the past 15 years so why would they stop now?
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• The average 15-year increase in tuition and fees for residents was 189%. The University
of Georgia’s increase was smaller than this average, at 131% (23rd of 29). UGA’s nonresident
increase of 217% (11th) was slightly higher than the SUG average of 200%.
• The largest 15-year increase occurred at the four institutions in Texas, with the University
of Texas posting a nearly 600% jump in resident tuition and fees and an almost 300%
increase in non-resident tuition and fees.
• The lowest increases for residents were at Mississippi, Mississippi State, and Virginia
Tech (approximately double), while tuition and fees for non-residents only increased 1.5
at times Louisiana State and Virginia Tech.
• Over the past five years, Clemson University had the highest increase for residents
(146%), whereas Louisiana State only raised tuition and fees by 30%.